Sometimes you run across an Instagram account which takes your breath away. That's the experience I had on first discovering @rosie_and_george_the_budgie (IG). If you live near Hyde Park, you may have already met Rosie, George and Rosie's daughter on their daily walk. If you're ever in Hyde Park and spot them, be sure to greet … Continue reading TheRoundUp Aug 17: George, bright budgie bearing the gift of Joy
Friend @_macaws_parrots_ (IG) recently learned her blue and gold macaw Mango had qualified for the FINAL ROUND in that most prestigious of pet photo competitions, Penney's Great Companion calendar competition, 2019. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading Vote for the Blue & Gold Macaw!!!!
Just a short note to let you know that as we continue to switch over to our new website - BirbObserver.com - we'll be taking a short hiatus from publishing The Round Up. Rest assured that this marquis section of BirbObserver will be back in the coming few weeks! In the meantime we encourage you … Continue reading Note to Readers
In honor of our feisty, fun and fabulous Budgie friends, BirbObserver wishes you happy World Budgie Day! Facebook follower Diana Shatswell's Levi and Teal await treats and scritchies on this celebratory day! Happy World Budgie Day!
by Katherine Clarke The last issue of Bird's Eye View illustrated how birds are the "canaries in the coal mine" of climate change. Here our editor asks us to face the fact that climate change - global warming - is massive and complex. Cutting edge science is not easy to understand and to tackle global warming … Continue reading Bird’s Eye View: Climate Change – #UndoYourPart
Sharingexperience we learn from one another and have some quixotic bird fun with antics like #BirdDominion. From "Spring watch" to a cameos of such birdlovers as Facebook Admin Ayoub Hadidi of BirdSquad, we present 'bird happenings' Instagram and Facebook and encourage you to explore accounts you may hitherto have missed. Click here to visit the latest … Continue reading The Round Up – March 15
Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history. BirbObserver reprints this thoughtful period poem by Englishman John Clare (1793 – 1864): The Yellowhammer's Nest BY JOHN CLARE Just by the wooden brig a bird flew up, Frit by the cowboy as he scrambled down To reach the misty dewberry—let … Continue reading Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest
By Mark LaBarre For five days before Helike disappeared, all the mice, martens, snakes, centipedes, beetles -- and every other creature of that kind in the city -- left in a body by the road that leads to Keryneia ... But after these creatures had departed, an earthquake occurred in the night; the city subsided; … Continue reading Quakin’, Shakin’ Feathers
Catch up on social and community news on everything from weather, nectar replacement therapy, to missing Birbs; enjoy an imaginative frolic with bird friends and find some new friends by checking out accounts you may have missed earlier. Head on over to TheRoundUp now to view this edition!
This year the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 ("MBTA", 16 U.S.C. 703-712) celebrates one century of international coordination on bird conservation with Canada. The MBTA is a US public law implementing a US-UK treaty negotiated by the United Kingdom on behalf of Canada. Later, Mexico, Japan and the Soviet Union (now as its successor … Continue reading Decline of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act