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  • Robin Williams with Moluccan Cockatoo
    Where Did Robin's Birds Go?
    Robin Williams did for so many of us what animal therapy does for so many currently--bring light to our lives even in our darkest hour. Hearing of his passing made me think it was him playing a Facebook joke on all of us. None of us are laughing...
  •  Facts about the Turkey and Black Vultures
    Facts about the Turkey and Black Vultures
    Yes there is vultures in the U.S. But not like the ones you think! Turkey vultures are common in Missouri. They winter in the southern United States and Central America,generally returning in March. Nesting begins in April. They are social when...
  • Birds: What message are they giving you? (Part two)
    Birds: What message are they giving you? (Part two)
    With the return of spring comes the return of birds. Some say we are given messages from birds to assist us in our life's journey.To benefit from these messages, we must remain alert to spot them, as well as open to trust them. Just as in the...
  • Bitter cold winter takes a toll on wildlife
    Bitter cold winter takes a toll on wildlife
    The extreme cold this winter is taking a toll on wildlife across the country, leaving some animals desperate for food.Although many animals and birds gorge on food in the fall so that extra fatty layer will help them survive the winter, during the...
  • Bird nests in or around chimneys a fire risk
    Bird nests in or around chimneys a fire risk
    On Monday, February 10, 2013 a local professional chimney sweep found a nest that was built between chimney pipe and the wood chimney chase for a manufactured fireplace in Kansas City, Missouri. The nest and wood was charred, which means that the...
  • Lessons from the eagle
    Lessons we can learn from the eagle
    The life and behavior of the eagle can be compared and contrasted to Christians who desire to soar in faith."But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be...
  • Osprey or seahawk.
    What is a 'seahawk'?
    The 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII will feature the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. When most people think of Denver’s mascot, the bronco, they see images of an unruly, unbroken horse bucking and fighting. It’s also a term that is...
  • Dateline NBC 2014
    'Dateline NBC' Andrea Canning reports on double killings in 'Deadly Deceit'
    “Dateline NBC” can be seen each Friday (8/7 p.m.) & each Sunday (7/6 p.m.). On last Friday night's episode Jan. 17, 2014 it was called, “Deadly Deceit.” In the overnight TV ratings it grabbed 6.98 million TV viewers...
  • Tigerfish catches bird photo
    Tigerfish catches bird: African fish in video snatches swallow mid-flight
    "Tigerfish catches bird" photos and videos are trending today, for an obvious reason: it's odd in so many ways. An African fish aka Giant Goliath Tiger Fish was caught on tape snatching a barn swallow out of the air mid-flight in...
  • Tigerfish catches bird video shocks scientists worldwide
    Tigerfish catches bird video shocks scientists worldwide
    A tigerfish catches a bird in a viral video and the incident is the first report of a freshwater fish preying on birds. The amazing video footage was captured at a lake at Mapungubwe National Park, which is located in South Africa. As explained by...
  • Polk County Birding
    Florida Birding and Hiking
    Florida and specifically Polk County is an amazing area to see birds in their natural habitat while hiking. Over 300 bird species are present in Polk County which is in the center of Florida. Florida and Polk county are fly ways for a multitude of...
  • bird poo
    Facial made from bird poo available in New York for a fee of $180
    Have you ever wondered what it would feel like on your skin to have a bird poo all over it? Ever wondered what it would even do to your skin? Well, both men and women in New York are trying it and paying a hefty fee of $180 for the bird poo facial...
  • Miesha Tate says Ronda Rousey is like an 'annoying bird' that won't go away
    Miesha Tate says Ronda Rousey is like an 'annoying bird' that won't go away
    According to a July 31 post from Newsday, bird is the word from Miesha Tate's camp, especially when it comes to discussing her long-time rival, Ronda Rousey.Laying it all out there at the 2013 UFC World Tour stop in New York City, Tate said...
  • Kansas zoo bird euthanized after being beaten, severely injured
    Kansas zoo bird euthanized after being beaten, severely injured
    Authorities are searching for the person responsible for brutally beating a bird at a Kansas zoo, leaving it with unsurvivable injuries.The Garden City Telegram reported Saturday (July 6) that a roadrunner named Elmer suffered multiple injuries at...
  • Falcon
    Last of endangered species birds to be released into Texas wild this month
    Colorful birds on the U.S. official Endangered Species list are getting help thanks to release of Aplomado Falcons on Mustang Island near Port Aransas this month.Designated an Endangered Species in 1986, it is currently the only falcon in the U.S....