Category Archives: Birds

Vivienne Restwood, or Viv for short | lucy_lapwing

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Things you need to know about BLACKBIRDS!

A short fact file about the Common Blackbird, including information about their diet, their appearance, how and when they nest and much more! The blackbird is the fourth most common garden bird in the UK and a familiar sight around … Continue reading

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Shoebill Stork | Euronews Green

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A shoebill stork | Discover Earth

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Bird Hearing – What Can Birds Hear?

Some birds are famous for good vision, but others should be famous for their sensitive hearing. Let’s sound out how well birds can hear. Please subscribe to continue learning what makes life AWESOME: https://biobush.tv/subscribe Humans can hear more frequencies than … Continue reading

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Migrating birds have lighter-coloured feathers to keep them cool | BBC Newsround

Scientists have discovered that migratory birds have paler feathers to help them keep cool when flying during long journeys. Scientists have discovered that migratory birds have paler feathers to help them keep cool when flying during long journeys. Many species … Continue reading

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BTO Bird ID – Cattle Egret

A white heron in the UK is likely to be a Little or Great White Egret. Occasionally Cattle Egrets turn up, and some even stay to breed. How can you pick one of these wanderers out?

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The birds on the balcony that found TikTok fame – BBC News

Katrina Smith was living a city lifestyle in Melbourne, Australia, when Covid hit. Fearing a lockdown, she packed up and rented a place on the Surf Coast of Victoria. She started posting videos of the birds that showed up on … Continue reading

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How to recognise birds from their song

The definitive guide to bird song. Watch this short video to learn the different sounds made by different birds. As a wildlife artist I spend most of my waking hours listening and watching birds in the wild and I can … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Hummingbirds

Today Hummingbirds are only found in north and south America but over 30 million years ago a fossil of a hummingbird was discovered in southern Germany, and is the oldest known fossil of a hummingbird known. How, did it get … Continue reading

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