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. 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.

3. 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.

4. Blue Jay - Photos and Sounds of a Baseball Bird
The Blue Jay is one of the more common birds in the US, and easily identifiable. With its large body, its bright blue feathers and its loud voice, this bird can be drawn by quite a variety of food.

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. 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?

7. 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?

8. 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!

9. Blue Hen Chicken - Delaware State Bird
The Blue Hen Chicken has been the state bird of Delaware since 1939. This gorgeous chicken originally came from Kent County and was used in cockfights.

10. White Doves - a Wedding Tradition
The white dove is traditionally shown on wedding plates, decorations, and even released after the ceremony. Where did the tradition of white doves and marriages begin?

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