Thanks to Sarah Sanford for this link to the eagle nest at Berry College in Rome, GA:


And thanks to Mike Harris for this amazing crow video:

Subject: Fw: Today’s Video: This Is One Smart Crow!

Dr Alex Taylor sets a difficult problem solving task, will the crow defeat the puzzle? The bird is familiar with individual objects, but it’s the first time he has seen eight at one time. A smart bird indeed!


This Is One Smart Crow!


www.eBird.org –provides global tools for birders, as well as critical data for science

www.allaboutbirds.org  –has information on 585 species, including ID tips, songs, calls, videos

www.feederwatch.org   –Project Feederwatch ($15.00 fee) starts in mid-Nov. to the start of April

www.wingsoverga.com–This is an online bird-finding site for Georgia, built and maintained by Ken Blankenship, who is one of the best birders in the Southeast.   Check it out when you’re visiting Georgia.  There are some terrific sites in the mountains that are not far from Franklin.  –recommended by Tom Striker

www.birdzilla.com–A little something for everyone.

www.whatbird.com–Help in identifying birds.

www.komar.org/faq/travel/hummingbirds/nest/–Amazing hummingbird photos.

www.rubythroat.org/AlbinoMain.htm/–More information on albino hummers in response to the recent sighting in Otto.

www.ibc.lynxeds.com–Check out IBC, The Internet Bird Collection. It is a great site with thousands of videos, photos and sound recordings made by numerous people. The collection includes many birds from around the world. It is a wonderful resource and vastly entertaining.–recommended by Cathy Sill

www.arkive.org/osprey/pandionhaliaetus/video-00.html–From Lois Selfon.  Video of an Osprey showing its hunting skills.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120322131345.htm –Dennis Desmond shared this articlae about this year’s Great Backyard Bird Count–the most unusual winter for birds in the count’s 15-year history.

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/xHkq1edcbk4?rel=0  for all who share our exquisite world–from Bob Gilbert

Bird Friendly Communities Project: http://nc.audubon.org/bird-friendly-communities

American Kestrel project website: http://www.peregrinefund.org/american-kestrel
Thanks to Mike Harris for building and installing (with Mark Hopey’s help) the kestrel box in the Greenway meadow behind the library.

Curtis also mentioned the Golden-winged Warbler monitoring. If you’re interested, let him know at CSMALLING@audubon.org
Info at http://ncaudubonblog.org/downloads/

(Photo by Karen Lawrence)

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