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High metabolic rates and low temperatures were associated with high risk-taking behavior in birds

Animals often differ in their behavioral response to risky situations such as exposure to predators. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology now found in a long-term study on different populations of great tits that risk-taking behavior correlates with both metabolic rate and ambient temperature. 536 more words

Birds

Black-throated Green Warbler #51

A Male Black-throated Green Warbler that is gathering a meal probably for his little ones. This image is from this past spring.

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Sunrise Crane

Friends, this Sandhill Crane has recently landed in Crex Meadows in Northwestern Wisconsin.  About 12,000 birds will gather here before their migration southward.  In the early morning, starting at sunrise, they fly off their roost site and go out to the fields.   23 more words

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Bird Watching

So, I am a not huge bird person, but recently I have been fascinated with taking pictures of them. I soon figured out, after posting a few pics on some Facebook groups, that I knew nothing about birds. 175 more words

Daytona Beach

Wildlife Wednesday: October 2014

A whole month has passed? I kind of feel like I forgot to do my homework but maybe I can scrape together a few things for Tina’s… 439 more words

Insects

White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus)

White-rumped shama, Khao Yai National Park

The White-rumped Shama (Copsychus malabaricus) is a small passerine bird of the family Muscicapidae. It was formerly classified as a member of the thrush family, Turdidae, causing it to be commonly known as the White-rumped Shama Thrush or simply Shama Thrush. 17 more words

Thailand

BIRDS 66 - PEREGRINE 3

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Peregrine Falcon at the International Centre for Birds of Prey, Newent, Gloucestershire; 2 July 2014. 21 more words

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