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    Baby bird ruptured air sac

    Hello all, I have a question. Yesterday I found an abandoned baby Blue Jay far from the nest and surrounded by cats. I took it in and checked it out, all seemed good, no visible wounds. I fed it small pieces of softened dog food through the rest of the day and noticed it slept a ton and was not...
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    Cheep bird watching survey

    Hi all, I'm working on developing a bird watching application called Cheep that utilizes the google maps api and allows birdwatching to share sitings and display them on a map. I have some questions for you guys that I listed in the below survey, it shouldnt take more than 2 minutes but would...
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    Hello! New here and seeking wisdom

    I will try to make this short. I found a hatchling on the sidewalk yesterday morning, I believe it had been placed there from the strong winds we had the night before. I could not find a nest anywhere, so I was going to bring it into the wildlife rescue center but both locations were an hour...
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    Do geese have choke-resistant trachea?

    Hello Birders, today I was out on a walk with a friend, looking at the geese. This walk resulted in a discussion over the strength of geese and how badly they'd beat us in a fight, and I recalled reading about the structural integrity of their throats, making them near impossible to strangle. I...
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    Strange feather from a medium-large sized bird, Greenville, North Carolina, USA-the house I live in has trees on 2 sides

    If none of you guys mind, I have this bird feather that I cannot identify. Mind you I did not find it today, I didn't even find it. My dad found it one day(not sure how long ago, but I think it was sometime early this year, mid to late last year) and he brought it in to ask if I could tell what...
  6. Question Mark (summer form)

    Question Mark (summer form)

    Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis: Nymphalidae) Wingspan 4.5-7.6 cm (1.8-3.0 in). Summer form.