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Spring is time for things to renew. Life shakes off the frost and begins anew. I think its time we shake off the winter and start anew here at NerdBirders as well. We have a new look. We are adding new things every day. Today, we wish to bring back the Bird of the Week. Starting today we will post a new bird each week. Feel free to make suggestions or just enjoy! I hope to see you all around more often. Without further ado, let me introduce you to this week’s Bird of the Week… The Yellow-rumped Warbler, Setophaga coronata, also nicknamed the butter butt bird. How cute is that? Perfect for this woodland beauty. It is a hardy species in the passerine family–which [&hellip

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I came across a lovely site, Ghosts of Gone Birds. It is all about creatively helping keeping endangered birds from becoming extinct. What a group of fantastic forward thinkers! The purpose of their site, in their words: We are raising a creative army for conservation through a series of multimedia exhibitions and events that will breathe artistic life back into extinct birds species. Ghosts Of Gone Birds celebrates their diversity thru paintings & sculpture, talks & poetry, installations & live music. Plus a series of Ghosts stories that shed light on front line conservation work being done around the world to prevent any more birds migrating to gone status. Ghosts of Gone Birds will raise money and awareness for BirdLife International’s Preventing Extinctions programme. And [&hellip

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  My husband caught sight of a wing and a beak Next thing I knew, he was a bird freak Our hiking boots put away Awaiting migration in May Can’t remember my last mountain peak – Sara Hopkins (from http://10000birds.com/bird-limericks.htm)

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One of my very favorite electronic games is Angry Birds. I play it on my iPod Touch. You can play it on any i-gadget. So, imagine my happy thoughts when I stumbled upon the Halloween special edition of Angry Birds? How fun!!! FORTY FIVE (45!!!!!) NEW LEVELS TO PLAY! And they are even more challenging than the original. You can purchase the new version, Angry Birds Halloween for the low, low price of .99 cents! Or click here. According to the CEO of Rovio, the company that makes the Angry Bird games, Mikael Hed, “[they] wanted to provide [their] fans with a special treat!” Well, Happy Halloween to you Mr. Hed and all of the fine programmers at Rovio. YAY for Angry Birds! More screenshots [&hellip

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In Redmond Washington, home of Microsoft’s main campus, there is a bus stop decorated with birds… fly away little commuters… If you click on the photo above it will take you to a much bigger version of the photo so you can see more detail. It was taken with a phone camera on the move, so don’t be too harsh in your judgment of the quality

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