[Tweeters] Birds in the News and mystery birds (links)

Devorah Bennu birdologist at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 22 12:16:26 PDT 2008


Hello Tweeties,

Birds in the News is now available for you to enjoy. This issue of BITN features a gorgeous (orphaned) image of a cassowary, Casuarius casuarius, that will make your eyes pop;

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2008/09/birds_in_the_news_146.php

Yesterday's mystery bird was an adult female Semipalmated plover, Charadrius semipalmatus. Please go to that link to read Rick Wright's informative and personable essay regarding how to ID this species;

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2008/09/todays_mystery_bird_for_you_to_7.php

Today's mystery bird is, as promised, something different, thanks to Rick Wright, who donated the image for you to look at and muse over;

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2008/09/todays_mystery_bird_for_you_to_8.php

Speaking of overseas birds, if you are a fan of bee-eaters, you will LOVE this image, which also is accompanied by links to stories and photoessays;

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2008/09/european_beeeaters.php


cheers,


GrrlScientist
Devorah
http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/
Roosting high up a tree somewhere in Central Park, NYC







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