North American nuthatches video


This 29 January 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

5 Cool Things About Nuthatches

Nuthatches are awesome birds, so energetic and exciting to watch. Learn a few cool things about them in this video 🙂

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Extinct terror birds of North America


This 22 January 2018 video from the USA says about itself:

About 5 million years ago, a new predator made its way from the south and onto the coastal plains of North America. It was a giant, flightless, carnivorous bird and came to be known by one of the coolest and most richly earned nicknames in all of paleontology: the terror bird.

North American birds at feeders


This video from Canada is called Blue Jays Pick Peanuts From Feeder Tray In Ontario – Jan 16, 2018.

From Cornell Lab eNews in the USA, January 2018:

When 136 Species Show Up at a Feeder, Which One Wins?

Bird feeders are always aflutter as birds small and large vie for the best spots. So who gets the most respect? Using Project FeederWatch sightings, researchers ranked 136 species of North American feeder birds in a “dominance hierarchy.” The meekest of the bunch was the Eurasian Tree Sparrow—which bird do you think is at the top? Find out here.

There’s Still Time: You can join Project FeederWatch and take your enjoyment of birds up a notch this season.

North American chickadees video


This video from Canada says about itself:

5 Cool Things Chickadees Can Do

10 December 2017

North American crossbills


This video from the USA says about itself:

Take an up-close look at the remarkable physical adaptations White-winged Crossbills use to retrieve seeds hidden inside tightly closed spruce cones.

From the Cornell Lab or Ornithology in the USA:

Red Crossbills are among the most enigmatic and nomadic of all finches. The good news is that Matt Young and Tim Spahr have put together a piece that helps demystify the 10 ‘types’ of Red Crossbills in North America. Check it out!

Learning North American bird songs


This April 2017 video from the USA says about itself:

Learning bird song can be tricky. We’ve all been there.

That’s why the Cornell Lab of Ornithology developed a new online course.

How to Identify Bird Song uses a unique teaching approach. Travel North America visiting real soundscapes. Did you test yourself on the bird species we imitated in the video?

Here they are in order of appearance: 1 Mourning Dove 2 Northern Cardinal 3 Barred Owl 4 Eastern Screech Owl 5 Asian Koel 6 Yellow Warbler—Sweet, sweet, sweet. Isn’t it sweet? 7 White-throated Sparrow—Old Sam Peabody Peabody Peabody! 8 Olive-sided Flycatcher—Quick three beers! 9 Eastern Towhee—Drink your tea! 10 Warbling Vireo—I’ll see you and I’ll seize you and I’ll squeeze you ’til you squirt!

Director: Karen Rodriguez Videographers: Chris Foito & Karen Rodriguez Editor: Chris Foito Producers: Mya Thompson & Sarah Wagner

Appearances by (in chronological order): Mya Thompson, Michael Huffaker, Marc Devokaitis, Andrew Weber, Ashik Rahaman, Kathi Borgmann