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Bird Gardening

Treecreeper

I imagine that most birdwatchers with gardens try for one reason or another to attract birds to them. If they are ringers it may be that their only interest is to encourage the birds to enter their traps or mist … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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Birds: Feather Maintenance

Feather of male Pavo cristatus (Indian peafowl)

Proper maintenance ensures that the feathers are kept in good condition between moults. Preening is the most important form of maintenance and a bird will spend quite a large proportion of its day pulling feathers through the tip of its … Continue reading

29. September 2011 by admin
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