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. Deterrents for Canadian Geese
Canadian Geese are lovely birds to see migrating overhead, or to visit occasionally in a pond. But if you have a flock making its home on your lawn, it can cause serious health issues.

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. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. September 02 Birding Site of the Month
Tina MacDonald´s Birding Site has a huge range of birding information, with details on every continent, plus photos and books!

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

8. The V Formation of Bird Migration
Many birds, including the Canadian Goose, use a V formation when migrating. Why do they fly in this shape? What benefit does it bring?

9. 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?

10. 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!

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