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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. 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!
2. 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.
3. 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!
4. Native American Indian Feather Headdress
One of the classic images of a Native American is the tribal leader with a full feather headdress. What is the history behind this headwear?
5. 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?
6. Birds as Omens
You've seen an exciting new bird. Does it mean you're going to have good or bad luck? Or is it an omen of death? Read some bird superstitions.
7. 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?
8. How do Robins Find Worms?
One of the very first birds any child can identify is the robin. They have bright red breasts and sit in the middle of your lawn, quite easy to see. Which leads kids to wonder - just how do they find those worms?
9. Leda and the Swan - William Butler Yeats
The famous story of Leda and the Swan became even more well known when William Butler Yeats wrote a poem about the incident.
10. Is It a Bird or a Bat?
What's that small flying animal heading towards your head at dusk? Chances are, it's not a bird but a bat.
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