Author: Torrie Reed

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Bird Photography: The Polarized Filter Benefits

One of the best things about birdwatching is being able to photograph birds in their natural environment. No matter what they do, birds are always fascinating, and a circular polarized filter, or CPF, can help you get the best results. The filter can significantly reduce reflections and the glare from […]

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What Are the Different Types of Bird Beaks?

There are many different types of bird beaks because they have evolved to adapt to their own specific way of eating, hunting, fighting and other bird species characteristics. Bird beaks can be divided into the generalists shapes (unspecific purpose) and specialists shapes (specific purpose) but within those main groups there […]

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Can Hummingbirds Walk?

Hummingbirds are often heard by their hum and recognized by their colourful feathers. Hummingbirds almost never stop moving, and they spend nearly all of their time up in the air. Hummingbirds are the only bird species that can hover, and fly backwards and upside down. The ability to hover enables […]

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Are Cardinals Endangered?

It seems that you can’t turn on the TV or look at a news report without coming across another beautiful and fascinating species that calls our planet home listed as being endangered. As birdwatchers we have a strong love for all species of our feathered friends. However, there is one […]