Top Ten Birding Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Birding Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Predators of the Canadian Goose
Canadian Goose are extremely large and aggressive birds. Just what kind of animals would feed on a Canadian Goose? Man is of course the top predator.

2. Injured Waterfowl-- What Can You Do?
We've all seen them: the duck, goose or swan with a visible injury. But is there anything a birder can do to help?

3. Killing Barred Owls - Who Are The Players?
Who, working in concert with the USFWS, proposed and relentlessly propounded this unscientific and unfounded practice of killing a native raptor without evidence or a proper trial?

4. Redheads On A Golden Pond
Autumn migration has begun all over the world. This North American bird is known by its beautiful color and for its dependable seasonal regularity.

5. Suet - Lard vs Vegetable Shortening
Many birds love suet: lard and vegetable shortening treats. Woodpeckers and nuthatches find these quite tasty. But which is better for them - lard or vegetable shortening?

6. Spotted Owls - S.O.S.
Spotted Owls are increasingly under attack (even and especially from their purported protectors). They need our help quickly.

7. Canada Goose Migration Map
Scientists have begun tracking Canada geese with satellites to see where they end up. Come share in the wide variety of places they have come and gone to!

8. Racing Pigeon Band Identification
You´ve found a pigeon that seems to be lost - and it has a band on its leg. It´s probably a racing pigeon, and you can help find its owner!

9. Killing Barred Owls - The Big Lie
“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it...”

10. Food for a Canadian Goose
They´re big, they´re loud, and they´re found on every golf course. Canadian Geese are everywhere, and people love to feed them!

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