Breeding Birds

Some articles on breeding birds, bird, birds:

The EBCC Atlas Of European Breeding Birds
... The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds - their distribution and abundance (ISBN 0-85661-091-7) is an ornithological atlas published for the European Bird Census ... first to present grid-square distribution maps for all breeding birds at a Europe-wide level ... The atlas presents the results of the European Bird Census Council's European Ornithological Atlas project, the fieldwork for which was carried out ...
Egyptian Vulture - Behaviour and Ecology
... in thermals along with other scavengers and birds of prey, or perched on the ground or atop a building ... Young birds have been heard making a hissing croak in flight ... In Spain, summer roosts are formed mainly by immature birds ...
Annet, Isles Of Scilly - Natural History - Fauna - Breeding Birds
... Annet has long had a reputation for being the best island for breeding birds and Jessie Mothersole visiting in 1910 described the island thus ″Annet is known by the name of ... Numbers of breeding birds have fallen over the years and in the last 150 years some of the threats have been recorded ... trampled everything to pieces, broke in all the Shearwaters' holes, probably destroying many birds, and made a ruin of everything ...

Famous quotes containing the words birds and/or breeding:

    ...here he is, fully alive, and it is hard to picture him fully dead. Death is thirty-three hours away and here we are talking about the brain size of birds and bloodhounds and hunting in the woods. You can only attend to death for so long before the life force sucks you right in again.
    Helen Prejean (b. 1940)

    We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves.
    —A.J. (Arnold Joseph)