Most Recent

Ban on quail birds trade ill-advised
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

VUMBUNU – I have noted through recent media reports, where it is reported that government has banned trade in quail birds (Zvihuta) allegedly to authenticate whether the birds and the eggs have medicinal value. While I appreciate the government's …

71
Like
Save
Theater review: 'Every Sentence Is For The Birds' by Moving Company at the Lab …
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

With “Every Sentence Is For The Birds,” The Moving Company has the bones of a theatrical work aimed at exploring socialization — how we learn our mores, make sense of (and tolerate) these other human animals walking past us each day and how we …

79
Like
Save
To observe the birds
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

Have you noticed how plump and healthy the robins look this year? I don't remember ever having this many in our yard before. Sadly though, I haven't seen any tree sparrows, my favorite birds to watch. Maybe they will still turn up. Isn't it great to …

65
Like
Save
Jones Family Embraces the 'Debo Birds'
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

52 overall pick. It didn't take long for his family to jump on board. Following the news, Jones' father, Cal, rejoiced. “I am dirty,” Jones' father, Cal, said. “I'm a dirty bird!” The Jones family wanted to take it a step further, though. “We're Debo …

46
Like
Save
Listening to the birds
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

He immediately went, in his mind's eye, to sit with the bird, high in the elm out front, and looked down through the branches at his bedroom window, his house and yard; happily being both bird and boy. A robin. That's what he was. With an orange breast …

26
Like
Save
Orioles recap: Birds lose wild one, 8-7, to White Sox
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

Orioles recap: Birds lose wild one, 8-7, to White Sox. Orioles pictures in April. Browse pictures of the Orioles in April 2016. Peter SchmuckContact ReporterThe Schmuck Stops Here. It was a very strange Saturday night that took a very disturbing turn.

68
Like
Save
'Angry Birds' maker wants phones out as film credits roll
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

Other so-called "birdcodes" will be available on "Angry Birds" merchandise and marketing materials. When scanned, the images will unlock various power-ups, mini-games, animated clips and augmented reality content in "Angry Birds Action!" Hed said there …

45
Like
Save
What's good for birds is good for herds
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

Kansas State research student Jonathan Lautenbach checks over a female lesser prairie chicken and then mounts a small radio transmitter to the bird's back to track the bird. The research is part of an initiative to save the lesser prairie chicken.

49
Like
Save
Celebrating birds and their benefits: May is Nebraska Migratory Bird Month
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

One of the best examples of an ecosystem service provided by birds is their job as biological controls. Birds — especially songbirds — eat vast quantities of insect each spring, summer and fall. Without birds in our ecosystem, we would be inundated …

36
Like
Save
Watch: Stanford wind tunnel for birds will help build better drones
www.hummingbirdsplus.org

A new one-of-a-kind wind tunnel at Stanford University is studying bird flight to build better drones. The wind tunnel, one of the most sophisticated in the world, is sort of a treadmill for birds. With a fan the size of a small car, it blows air at …

95
Like
Save