How Did The Turkey Vulture Turn Into a Bald Eagle?

How Did The Turkey Vulture Turn Into a Bald Eagle?

A few weeks ago I was sitting on the bank of the river when I witnessed something that can only be described as magic.  The Turkey Vulture that I’d seen soaring up river transformed into a Bald Eagle right in front of my eyes.

How did this happen?

Check out today’s video to hear what transpired.

Has this ever happened to you?  Leave a comment below and tell me your story.

Are You Scaring the Birds?

Are You Scaring the Birds?

Did you know that the birds will tell you how they are feeling?

It’s true.

If we take the time to observe what they are communicating we’ll get to see more birds in their natural state for longer periods of time. Plus, we’ll be learning how to respect what they are asking of us.

Today I cover three key tips to remember if you want to see more birds like; a bird’s comfort zone, specific gestures that tell you how threatened they are feeling, as well as how our own body postures can impact a bird’s sense of well being.

Leave a comment below to let me know what behaviors you’ve observed that indicate a bird is uncomfortable.

What are the Bluebirds Doing?

What are the Bluebirds Doing?

Recently, I’ve noticed strange behavior with some of the birds in my area. A small flock of Western Bluebirds appeared to be engaging in nesting behavior… in November.

What’s going on?

Check out today’s video to hear more about this story.

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Is It a Raven or a Hawk?

Is It a Raven or a Hawk?

Do you think you could identify a bird by watching how often if flaps its wings?

Just yesterday, I watched two different species of birds fly by me and was unable to see any markings. Because of this, I had to rely on the birds’ behaviors to help me identify them.

Join me today to learn how one of these behaviors really helped me to key in on which species of bird I was seeing.

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Leave a comment below to let me know which birds you think I saw.  Don’t forget to let me know why.

Have You Reached a Plateau with Birding?

Have You Reached a Plateau with Birding?

Do you feel as though you’ve reached a plateau with your birding skills?

Are you looking for new ways to challenge yourself or take your birding skills to the next level?

In today’s video I’ll share a challenge I recently gave myself that really helped to bump my birding game up a notch.

In the comment section below tell me what bird family you chose and your guess about this weeks mystery bird.

All I See is The Bird’s Silhouette, What Should I Do Now?

All I See is The Bird’s Silhouette, What Should I Do Now?

What do you do when all you have to work with is the silhouette of a bird?

No colors, no sounds, no markings.

Master birders know that by learning bird behavior, combined with size and shape, you’ll tap in to one of the best ways to help distinguish one species from another.

Using behavior, size and shape as your clues, let me know which bird I was describing today?