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How to Attract Birds With Water - Birding and Wild Birds - About.com
Birds need water for two reasons: drinking and preening. Water helps keep a bird's body cool both from the inside and outside. Water baths can also remove ...
http://birding.about.com/od/attractingbirds/a/attractwater.htm
The Waterbird Society - Conserving Aquatic Birds
Overview of the Waterbird Society, a not-for-profit bird organization devoted to the study and conservation of all aquatic birds.
http://birding.about.com/od/Organizations/a/Waterbird-Society.htm
How Do Wild Birds Keep Warm in Winter? - Birding and Wild Birds
Offer Liquid Water: Birds can melt snow to drink if necessary, but doing so will use precious energy that is needed to maintain body heat. If the birds can drink ...
http://birding.about.com/od/birdingbasics/a/howbirdskeepwarm.htm
Photos of San Francisco Bay Area Birds - About.com
Photos of birds found in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... fill up with a variety of migrating water birds and shorebirds, enjoying our rich estuarine habitat.
http://sanfrancisco.about.com/od/sanfrancisconaturephotos/ig/sanfranciscobirds/
Misting Pet Birds - Do Pet Birds Need to be Misted
Should I do this for my pet bird, and if so, what are the benefits? Answer: Misting your pet bird with fresh clean water each day can provide a variety of benefits to ...
http://birds.about.com/od/grooming/f/misting.htm
Bird Foraging Behavior - How Birds Get Food - Birding and Wild Birds
Learn about how birds eat and how to use that behavior for bird identification. ... upper body in order to get at aquatic foods such as algae or other vegetation.
http://birding.about.com/od/birdbehavior/fl/Bird-Foraging-Behavior.htm
Phoenix Birds - Photo Gallery of Birds Found in the Phoenix, AZ Area
See pictures of different birds that are often seen in the greater Phoenix area. These Phoenix bird photos were submitted by residents and visitors to Arizona. ... Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch · Arizona's State Bird: Cactus Wren ·...
http://phoenix.about.com/od/arizonapicturesandphotos/ig/Birds-of-Phoenix/
What Is a Wading Bird? - Wading Bird Characteristics
Legs: All wading birds have long, thin legs and long, agile toes. This helps the birds keep their balance in wet areas where water currents may be present or ...
http://birding.about.com/od/birdprofiles/a/What-Is-A-Wading-Bird.htm
Habitats: Aquatic, Desert, Forest, Grassland and Tundra
Aquatic habitats include seas, oceans, lakes, rivers, wetlands, marshes, lagoons, ... group of animals—amphibians, mammals, reptiles, invertebrates, and birds.
http://animals.about.com/od/habitat-facts/u/habitat-facts.htm
Preening: Why and How Birds Do It
Birds that produce powder down are less likely to bathe or immerse themselves in water and do not require the stronger waterproofing that preen oil provides.
http://birding.about.com/od/birdbehavior/a/Preening.htm
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