*  Manawatu River
"Forest & Bird calls on Fonterra to clean up its act on the Manawatu River" (Press release). Royal Forest and Bird Protection ...
*  List of acronyms: N
North American Bird Conservation Initiative ("nab-see") NAC (i/a) National Agency Check U.S. Naval Avionics Center U.S. Navy ...
*  Bird flight
... is the primary mode of locomotion used by most bird species. Flight assists birds while feeding, breeding, avoiding ... Small birds do this with a simple upward jump. That doesn't work for larger birds, which must take a run up to generate ... Research into how birds fly has yielded various theories as to the evolution of bird flight, a topic that is still hotly ... Birds change the angle of attack continuously within a flap, as well as with speed. Small birds often fly long distances using ...
*  Cyanistes
... is a genus of birds in the tit family Paridae. The genus was at one time considered as a subgenus of Parus. In 2005 ... Sangster, G.; Collinson, J.M.; Helbig, A.J.; Knox, A.J.; Parkin, D.T. (2005). "Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: ... Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501- ... World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 25 March 2016. ...
*  Skylarking (birds)
Skylarking refers to the aerial displays including song made by various species of birds, such as Cassin's sparrow (Peterson ... Peterson, Roger Tory (1990). Western Birds. Houghton Mifflin. p. 322. ISBN 0-395-51424-X. ... the objective being that the predator will mistake the prey for another type of bird and end the pursuit. This survival tactic ... There are some instances in which birdwatchers claim that skylarking has been used by male birds to avoid predators; ...
*  Birds, Texas
Birds is a ghost town in Tarrant County, located in the U.S. state of Texas. "Birds, Texas". Geographic Names Information ...
*  Birds & Blooms
... is an American magazine about backyard plants, birds, butterflies, and other creatures. Birds & Blooms was ... In May 2005, Birds & Blooms began publishing Birds & Blooms EXTRA with magazine issues published six months a year on ... "Contact Us". Birds and Blooms. Retrieved December 6, 2015. "Retail Sales and Household Participation in Lawn and Garden ... It contains information on how to attract birds and other wildlife to the backyard and other information of interest to outdoor ...
*  Featuring "Birds"
... was released on April 21, 1998 by record label Up in the US and Domino in the UK. Featuring "Birds" has been ... Featuring "Birds" is the third studio album by American indie rock band Quasi. It was released in 1998 by record label Up in ... "Quasi: Featuring "Birds"". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on October 4, 1999. Retrieved March 18, 2015. Kennerly, Sean ( ... "Featuring "Birds" - Quasi". AllMusic. Retrieved March 18, 2015. Chick, Stevie (July 2016). "Two for joy". Mojo (272): 105. ...
*  Birds Britannica
... is a book by Mark Cocker and Richard Mabey, about the birds of the United Kingdom, and a sister volume to ... Birds Britannia - a 2010 television series on the same subject. "Birds Britannica by Mark Cocker & Richard Mabey". Random House ... According to the project's official website: It covers cultural links; social history; birds as food; ecology; the lore and ... The Guardian described the book as "a glorious encyclopedia" and Cocker as "British bird life's perfect encyclopedist". The ...
*  Hawking (birds)
... bird drops to ground and takes prey) and pursuing (flying bird takes insects from air). In hawking behavior, a bird will watch ... flying bird takes prey from ground or branch), hawking (bird leaves perch and takes prey from air), pouncing ( ... For birds that live in a forest habitat or other setting where short bursts of flight are used in sallies or for getting from ... When a bird hawks insects, the prey must be substantial enough to pay off in terms of a biological energy budget. In other ...
*  Extinct Birds
... (complete title: Extinct birds. An attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those Birds which have ... Rothschild, L. W. R. (1907). "Extinct birds : An attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have ... The accounts of the extinct bird taxa are based on Rothschild's lecture On extinct and vanishing birds published in the ... Rothschild, Walter (1907): Extinct Birds. Rothschild, Walter (1907): "On extinct and vanishing birds". Proceedings of the 4th ...
*  Birds Hill
Landscaped boulevard of Birds Hill Road. Silverfox Estates homes along lake at Birds hill, East St. Paul, Manitoba Silver ... The gravel business led to further settlement of Birds Hill. CP Rail first dug the quarry at Birds Hill in the 1870s to provide ... Birds Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg Folk Festival James Curtis Bird Geographic Names of Manitoba (pg. 27) - the Millennium ... Birds Hill Park is located on the same ridge of sand eskers, but at the other end of them. These sand ridges are some of the ...
*  Birds, Illinois
But, the first time I became Reggie, I felt I could take my Birds nest anywhere and feel at home. I thank Birds for inspiring ... Birds disincorporated on April 7, 2009. Birds is located at 38°50′12″N 87°40′6″W / 38.83667°N 87.66833°W / 38.83667; - ... Quoted as saying, "As a small girl growing up in Birds, I always dreamed of being the most famous of all Illinois birds, the ... Birds is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Illinois, United States. The population was 51 at the 2000 census, at ...
*  Kettle (birds)
A kettle is a term that birders use to describe a group of birds wheeling and circling in the air. The kettle may be composed ... Nature photographer M. Timothy O'Keefe theorizes that the word derives from the appearance of birds circling tightly in a ... The Birds of Pennsylvania Cornell University Press. pp.7-8.. ...
*  Birds International
... ' which houses six thousand birds on a 6-acre (2.4 ha) property, breeds to order large quantities of birds ... The birds bred by Birds International are usually from the species that are threatened in the wild due to illegal poaching and ... Birds International provides captive-bred birds to pet lovers, hobbyist, zoos and parks. The company is evaluated to be "the ... Birds International functions as a research and breeding center especially for endangered species of exotic birds. The company ...
*  Stymphalian birds
The birds' appellation is derived from their dwelling in a swamp in Stymphalia. The Stymphalian Birds are man-eating birds with ... just as the wings of small birds stick in bird-lime. These birds are of the size of a crane, and are like the ibis, but their ... Heracles brought some of the slain birds to Eurystheus as proof of his success. The surviving birds made a new home on an ... Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds' by Gustave Moreau, c 1872 Kayseri Herakles Lahdi Hercules Killing the Stymphalian Birds by ...
*  Irish Birds
... publishes papers and notes on all aspects of birds in Ireland, as well as incorporating the annual Irish Bird ... Irish Birds is the annual journal of BirdWatch Ireland. Its first issue was published in 1977, superseding the Irish Bird ... The founding editor of Irish Birds was Clive Hutchinson (1977-1984). Subsequent editors have been Hugh Brazier (1985-1996), ...
*  Strange Birds
... ". discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-08-18. Hakimzadeh, Dara (April 9, 2007). "When birds fly south: David Usher finds ... Strange Birds is the fifth studio album by David Usher, released on March 20, 2007 via MapleMusic Recordings and Universal ... www.allmusic.com/album/strange-birds-mw0000584735 "David Usher - ...
*  Indian Birds
CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "About". Indian Birds. "Indian Birds". Handbook of the Birds of the World. https ... 99s-bird-species/article14505991.ece Pradeep Sebastian. "A bibliophile on the wing". The Hindu. "Birds of India: Bird-watching ... In 2016, Indian Birds published the official bird checklist for the country Aasheesh Pittie has been the editor of this journal ... New rare bird' spotted in India". BBC NEWS. Retrieved 30 November 2015. Ragupathy Kannan (2007). "New bird descriptions without ...
*  Flock (birds)
By living in a large flock, birds are also able to attack the predator with a stronger force compared to if the bird was on its ... This behaviour is known as the beater effect and is one of the benefits of birds foraging in a flock with other birds. It can ... By living in a flock bird species are able to capture a, likely injured, prey from an unsuccessful bird within its flock. ... As well this bird is now less likely to be attacked by a predator due to the fact that predators have a lower success rate when ...
*  Birds (advertisement)
Birds at Vimeo. Forum post by visual effects supervisor Jake Parker, detailing his experiences during the production of Birds, ... The images of the birds in mid-air were produced by compositing video of the birds in their harnesses with video of the gliders ... "Birds" is an award-winning television commercial for the Washington Lottery; it won a Silver Lion at the 2009 Cannes Lions ... First broadcast in June 2008, it depicts three flightless birds-a penguin, a chicken, and an emu-being taken hang-gliding (the ...
*  Joseph Birds
Birds made his debut for Nelson on 26 August 1922 in the 2-6 defeat away to Bradford Park Avenue. The team conceded only 10 ... During the conflict, Birds played as a wartime guest for Manchester City. After the war, he made a further 22 league ... Birds left Nelson in the summer of 1924 and subsequently retired from professional football. Dykes, Garth (2009). Nelson FC in ... Joseph Birds (29 October 1887 - 28 April 1966) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Despite not ...
*  Gleaning (birds)
Some birds, such as hummingbirds, will use their wings to create a blast of air to roll leaves over. Other birds rake a foot ... Ground-foraging birds can be very hard for humans to observe, as they often occupy densely vegetated habitat, as in the case of ... Gleaning, in birds, does not refer to foraging for seeds or fruit. Gleaning is a common feeding strategy for some groups of ... Birds can use their bills to flick or toss dead leaves from the ground to reveal prey residing beneath. The leaftossers of ...
*  Birds Korea
... publication, Busan. Birds Korea website in English Birds Korea website in Korean Australasian Wader Studies Group ( ... Birds Korea is an organisation dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats in South Korea and the wider Yellow ... Birds Korea-AWSG Saemangeum Shorebird Monitoring Program Report, 2006. Birds Korea publication, Busan. Rogers, D.I., Moores, N ... Birds Korea works on a wide range of conservation projects, including research, advocacy, and education programs. As such, the ...
*  Birds' Paradise
... was made famous by the passage Birds' Heaven, written by Ba Jin, a renowned Chinese writer. He visited the site ... Different kinds of bird specimens and pictures are displayed, whilst live bird shows are provided by trained staff. This ... Birds' Paradise 小鸟天堂. Accessed 18 Oct. 2016 广东拟建10个国家级湿地公园 江门小鸟天堂占一席. Accessed 23 Dec. 2016 巴金:鸟的天堂. Accessed 20 Dec. 2016 吴冠中著 ... There are almost 40 species of birds inhabiting the forest