Category - Bird Watching

Types of Bird Feeding

The activity of feeding wild birds is called bird feeding. According to James Fisher, it was the sixth century monk Saint Serf of Fife who first fed wild birds. In 1890-91, people were encouraged to put out food for...

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Oriental Bird Club

The Oriental Bird Club is one of the registered charities in the United Kingdom for birders and ornithologists who have interests in birds of the Oriental region. More than 300 Oriental bird species are classified by...

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Ornithology: Mist Net

Ornithology refers to a branch of zoology that largely deals with the methodical study of birds. Catching and marking of various birds allow comprehensive studies of life story. There are certain techniques employed for...

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McGill Bird Observatory

A Canadian Migration Monitoring Network member, McGill Bird Observatory (MBO) sustains an important gap amongst banding stations located at Stoneycroft Wildlife’s 22-hectare area in Quebec’s Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. This...

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Liming and Netting of Birds

The study of birds, called ornithology, is challenging because there are so many different kinds of birds and bird species. Studying them carefully is very difficult to do. Due to the unique characteristics of birds and...

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Identifying birds by colour

Most birds have only one or two colours. However, it is also important to observe the colour of their feet, legs, and bill. These could be a better identification clue. Observe if there is white colouring on the ends of...

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Famous Birdwatchers

There are many famous birdwatchers in the world that have been lucky enough to have set their eyes on a number of bird species. Many of these birdwatchers have spent their whole lives struggling to catch even a single...

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Equipment in Bird watching

Bird watching or birding is the examination and investigation of birds using the naked eyes or by means of a visual improvement apparatus like binoculars. The majority of birdwatchers practise this activity chiefly for...