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“Wild birds that visit my backyard!”

Discussion in 'Bird Watchers Road' started by Renae, 11/18/10.

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  1. Renae

    Renae Joyriding the Neighborhood Celebirdy of the Month

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    I thought I would start a thread for everyone to post photos of wild birds that visit your backyard. I for one, love seeing all the different birds in different countries. :D

    So, it is pretty simple.. post a photo of each wild bird that visits YOUR backyard ONLY and post the name of the bird too, with the photo.


    PLEASE NOTE: if you don’t have photos you have taken of wild birds in your backyard, you can get images from Google, but please make sure you post a link where you got the photos from due to copyright. :)


    I will go first... here are the wild birds that visit my backyard a lot. :heart:

    Crested Pigeons:

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    Link

    Red-tailed Black Cockatoos:
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    Link

    Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos:
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    Link

    Sulphur Crested Cockatoos:
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    Link

    Rose Breasted Cockatoos (Galahs):
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    Link

    Eastern Rosellas:
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    Link

    Crimson Rosellas:
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    Link

    Rainbow Lorikeets:

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    (photo taken by me)

    Mynah Birds:
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    Link

    Crows:
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    Link

    Bare Eyed Cockatoos:
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    Link

    Butcher Birds:
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    Link

    King Parrots:
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    Link

    Princess Parrots:
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    Magpies:
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    Kookaburra's:
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    Link

    There is a few others, but gotta try find the names of them.
     
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  2. magni

    magni Hit the Road

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    :omg: you are so lucky, I can't top that:hug8::hug8::hug8:
     
  3. CosmoKramer

    CosmoKramer Rollerblading along the road

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    Woww Im very jealous!! :eek:
    I hope to visit Australia one day just to see all the wild parrots!
     
  4. TuathaSidhe

    TuathaSidhe Sprinting down the street

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    awwww, I would love to have birds like that come into my yard!

    We have the normal Red Birds, Finches, Blue Jays, Cat Birds, Black Birds, Crows and Robins. There are other birds that I have seen around, but not in my yard. :(

    I do have some sort of bird nesting on my font porch. I think its a finch type but I am not sure, I will try to get a picture.

    When I had my wisdom teeth taken out, my family didn't water my mums -_-..they died :( But, now I have a bird that made a nest! Dead mums on my porch, but thats ok, I dont care. hehe.
     
  5. Bokkapooh

    Bokkapooh Ripping up the road Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    You have crows native to Australia? I never knew that!
     
  6. Daisy's Mom

    Daisy's Mom Biking along the boulevard Celebirdy of the Month

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    Stunning!!! :)
     
  7. Renae

    Renae Joyriding the Neighborhood Celebirdy of the Month

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    Yeah, they are Australian Crows. :) And the Magpies are actually called Australian Magpies.
     
  8. sweetpeaches

    sweetpeaches Walking the driveway

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    Here is a pic of some cardinals in our back yard:

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  9. MollyMouse

    MollyMouse Biking along the boulevard

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    I have lots of crows and magpies hanging around at the moment!!
     
  10. TuathaSidhe

    TuathaSidhe Sprinting down the street

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    Beautiful!! I love snow...
     
  11. Compassion

    Compassion Ripping up the road Avian Angel

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    I would love to be able to see Australia some day and also wild Cardinals!
     
  12. Tielygirl

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    Crows happen to be one of the only species in the world to be found on every continent! :) they are also very intelligent, and have highly social flock dynamics (they are very similar to us as far as family goes).


    OK here it goes (this can take awhile...)

    Goldfinches (they have 2 phases of color, winter and summer) Link
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    Summer:
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    Cardinal: Link
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    Indigo Bunting: Link
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    Scarlet Tanager: Link
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    Black-Capped chickadee: Link
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    Blue Jay: Link
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    Nuthatch: Link Although we get both varieties (the rose brested as well as this one) this one is more abundent in our area.
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    Raptor's

    Sharp Shinned hawk: Link
    * these guys are very petite hawks, in fact I think the tiels are almost bigger then them. :)
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    Red tailed hawk: Link
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    Northern Goshawk: These guys are the fishing birds, and have special adaptations on their feet specifically for fishing. Link
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    Great-Horned Owl:
    The story to the ones we had in our yard this summer (raising babies!) is here: http://forums.avianavenue.com/bird-watchers-road/22250-great-horned-owls.html

    Great Grey Owls: Link
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    American Kestrel: link
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    Oh also (cannot forget!)

    Ruby-Throated Hummingbird: Link
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    That's all for now, Im pooped. :lol: there are many hundred more I could list but it could go on for days! :lol:
    These are just regular birds, wait until I start on the migratory birds! :D In the spring and fall we have a HUGE influx of migrating birds traveling north and south.
     
  13. Tielygirl

    Tielygirl Rollerblading along the road Avenue Veteran

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    This is also a very good and detailed site with the birds we have up here Renae: — Species — Birds of North America Online

    I forgot to add all the sparrows, finches, water fowl, and wood peckers we have then add on the invasive species that are competing with our native ones :(.
     
  14. Renae

    Renae Joyriding the Neighborhood Celebirdy of the Month

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    Beautiful birds! I love the Owl, Indigo Bunting, Scarlet Tanager, Black-Capped chickadee, and the Sharp Shinned hawk. All these amazing birds we don’t get to see. :)
     
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