Bird Watching

Emlen Funnel

Ornithology is the branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds. Various aspects in the study of ornithology are treated differently from other disciplines because of the aesthetic appeal and high visibility of...

Current Situation of Ornithology

Ornithology is the branch of science that deals with the study of birds. It may have some close attributes with other fields but some of its aspects may also differ partly because of the aesthetic appeal of the birds...

Conservation International

Conservation International once concentrated on conserving natural areas as intact relics of the earlier period. In 1987, all that transformed when several pioneers single-handedly specified conservation. Instead of...

Camera traps

With the technological developments of optics, the study of wild and rare animals becomes available. In Ornithology, there are varieties of tools and equipments used. One of them is the camera trap. It is an automated...

British Ornithologists’ Union

The British Ornithologists’ Union (BOU) was founded by Professor Alfred Newton FRS in 1858. The BOU is the world’s most famous, most appreciated, and the most organised ornithological association with a vast...

Bird Watching

Bird watching or birding is observation and study of birds through the naked eye or through visual enhancement devices like binoculars; a significant auditory component for birds is easier identified by ears than eyes...

Bird Watching in Turkey

Turkey is recognised as an ideal bird watching destination for its striking landscape, abundant marshlands and important location in bird migration. Recently, the popularity of bird viewing in Turkey has increased and...

Bird Watching in Neringa

Amongst amateurs, one of the most widely-known activities throughout the Western world is bird watching. Proletarians greatly spend most of their time alfresco and have the keenest interest towards nature’s developments...

Bird Watching Activities

Bird watching is considered one of the most popular educational outdoor activities today. Every individual can easily be involved in bird watching activities as birds can be observed from any outdoor environment in all...

Bird Ringing and Mark and Recapture

Taxonomy dictates the naming of different animal species for identification purposes. This process is expanded for ornithology, which is the branch of zoology that deals with the in-depth study of birds. Most of the...

Bird Observation in the Province of Iran

Iran is an Islamic republic with 1,648,184 sq. km. land surface, 80 million inhabitants and 28 provinces. One of the provinces is Hormozgan with 68,475 sq. km. land surface area and 1 million people. Hormozgan is...

Bird Feeders and Bird Feeding

A Birdfeeder, also known as bird table or bird feeder, is a kind of device placed outdoors to supply food to birds. Its success primarily depends on the kinds of birds to be fed, and its placement. It is sometimes...

Bird Collections

Ornithology, or the study of bird species, is said to be one of the earliest branches of zoology. In early times, this type of study is enhanced with the collection of bird eggs. In earlier history, bird egg collection...

Binoculars and Finnsticks

Ornithology is the branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds. In studying birds, certain tools are used, like binoculars and finnsticks. A finnstick is a stick that is used to support binoculars. One end of...

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtails are birds which are known scientifically by the name of Motacilla flava. These are small passerine birds which belong to the family of wagtails by name Motacillidae. The other members of this family are...

Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer is a bird which is known scientifically by the name of Emberiza citronella. These are passerine birds which belong to bunting family called Emberizidae. These birds can be seen breeding across most of the...

Winter Wren

Winter Wren

The Winter wren is a passerine bird which is known scientifically by the name of Tioglodytes troglodytes. These are also known commonly by the name of Northern Wren. These are small birds which belong to the New World...

Wood Pigeon

Wood Pigeon

Wood pigeons are birds which are known scientifically by the name of Columba palumbus. These are members of the family known as Columbidae, which comprises of doves and pigeons. These doves are seen known in the south...

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler is a bird which is known scientifically by the name of Phylloscopus trochilus. These birds were known earlier by the name of Willow Wren. These birds are very common as well as wide spread leaf warblers...