How North American birds survive winter

This video from the USA says about itself:

25 February 2018

Winter is a tough season but birds have many ways of surviving through it. In this video, I go through a few of the ways they accomplish this.


Pectoral sandpiper on video

This video shows a pectoral sandpiper.

These North American birds are rare vagrants in Europe.

And in Svalbard in the Arctic, where I was privileged to see one.

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 🙂

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.