Environment

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...

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...

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...

Knowing Bird Feeding and Bird Feeder

The practice of feeding wild birds is called bird feeding. According to British ornithologist James Fisher, the first person to practise the activity was Saint Serf of Fife, a 6th century monk, who domesticated a robin...

Identifying Birds by Their Habitat

Generally, each group of birds appears only in a specific kind of habitat. And every plant community – whether it is mixed coniferous/deciduous forest, an abandoned field, freshwater marsh, or desert, for instance –...

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...

Identifying a Bird by its Behaviour

Watching birds is fascinating, but it is even more fascinating if you can identity their names. However, learning to identify a bird can also be frustrating. A bird can be identified by its colour, habitat, size...

Bird Watching: Growth and Economics

Bird watching, also called birding, has been widely and warmly received by Americans. This practice of observing and watching birds using the naked eye or visual enhancement evolved through time and has become their...

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...

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...

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...