Carin Anne Bondar (@carinbondar) Tweeted: Crash dive of a Kingfisher. The photographer took the perfect picture of a diving kingfisher after six years and 720,000 shots to get it right. Via Fb Mind Unleashed Art Photo: Mario Cea Sanchez https://t.co/JWEW5eYGka (https://twitter.com/carinbondar/status/975538578607476737?s=17) Continue reading Crash dive of the Kingfisher by Mario Cea Sanchez.
Hi all my loyal readers. Hope all is well and birding has smiled upon you all. Today I just want to show off my new bird feeder that is going up soon. Happy birding, see you all soon. Continue reading New gift to go up soon.
Sociable Weavers build th largest nests in the world. They live in arid areas and drink only when water is available. Their nests are used by a multitude of other birds; Spotted eagle-owls nest and roost on top, and Pygmy falcons, Rosy-faced lovebirds, Acacia pied barbets and Red-headed finches all make use of the empty nest chambers. Palm Swifts build their tiny nests of saliva … Continue reading Interesting Bird Facts
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Did you know? Rosy-faced Lovebirds carry building material to their nests in their rump feathers rather than their beaks. They make use of holes in tree’s crevices in rock faces and abandoned birds nests. They are good indicators of water because they need to drink. If you find Ros-faced lovebirds in a riverbed, you know water is within flying distance – up to 5km – … Continue reading Interesting Birding Trivia
Did you know? The hummingbird eats about every ten minutes and consumes twice its wieght in nectar each day. Continue reading Birding Trivia Fun Fact2
Did you know? Birds have the best developed colour vision in the whole animal world. Continue reading Birding Trivia Fun Fact
Did you know? Owls turn their heads in almost 360 degree circle because they cannot move their eyes. Their eyeballs are not round like ours. They are tubular. The circle of feathers found around an owl’s eyes are there to help the owl hear. The closely-packed feathers in this facial disc help channel high frequency sound waves to the owls ears which are situated behind … Continue reading Birding Trivia – Owls
Did you know? Hummingbirds build neat woven nests, held together by spider webs. Or Some swifts build nests that are made almost entirely from the birds saliva, on the rocky surfaces inside caves. These nests are then harvested by man because they are the main ingredient in the delicacy ‘birds nest soup’. Lastly Honeyguides, found in Africa, have a wonderful working relationship with the Honeybadger. … Continue reading More Birding Trivia
Did you know? Storks communicate by clapping their mandibles together. Hornbills have long black curling eyelashes. Vultures have weak claws and legs, and cannot attack or lift their prey. Here are some birding trivial facts…..do you have any to share. Please add your comments if you have something to add…… Continue reading Birding Trivia