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Welcome to the world of Birds ~ Armchair birding via upclose videos. Adding quality to our life one bird at a time.
Seniors enjoy the gift of healthy memory activity they recieve from watching the theatre of nature. Test yourself to see how many birds you can remember. All shut-ins love the challenge of birdwatching from their windows, TV and computers.
Learn to identify the birds and they will soon feel like new friends.
We can only live one moment at a time. The birds will help us enjoy it as it reduces the fear that comes with memory loss.
Our thanks to the many youtube video producers who are bringing smiles to all who watch the excellent work.
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A song to brighten your day is I like Birds by the eels - Smile!

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Live Bird Feeders - as it happens!

When you can't have your own birdfeeders anymore it is wonderful to enjoy live birdfeeders on your computer screen. The birds are coming and going in real time.

The first birdfeeder is situated in Ithaca, NY on the edge of both Sapsucker Woods and its 10-acre pond.
Cornell Lab Bird Cam

Back Porch Bird Feeder Cam on Whidbey Island, WA
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/katersch Thank you for all your hard work in providing this wonderful site.

A Cornell Lab Bird Feeder in Ontario, Canada This bird cam is in an excellent northern site that provide much winter data for the study of birds at Cornell Lab University.

Australia Backyard Bird Cam time zone example:
Vancouver (Canada - British Columbia) Monday, December 29, 2014 at 2:00:00 PM
Sydney (Australia - New South Wales) Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 9:00:00 AM

By the owner on FB: "Set in Goulburn AUSTRALIA (New South Wales) you will see an array of wildlife all year round. The odd kangaroo hopping through by chance or be sure to see plently of wildbirds feeding in my garden."
Thank you for all your hard work that goes into running a quality site. A pleasure to visit.
Click on Backyard Galah Cam

List of Australia birds http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/birds/Featured-Bird-Groups

Facebook page

Note for Australia backyards watch out for the red bellied black snake.


Little House Backyard Bird Feeder Cam at Kansas City

Littlehouse On The Prairie Village Facebook


Sabal Palm Sanctuary Live Bird Feeder Cam, Texas

Sabal Palm Sanctuary is a 557-acre (225-hectare) nature reserve and bird sanctuary located in the delta of the Rio Grande Valley in Cameron County near Brownsville.


Allen Birdcam situated in Pretoria,South African garden.

African Bird list with links to their sounds


A 13 minute youtube Pretoria birds that are identified. Excellent!

South African birds that are identfied and accompanied with music for 7 minutes
List of part one you can see in this video:
paradise whydah / grey-headed kingfisher / woodland kingfisher / pied kingfisher / carmine bee-eater / european bee-eater / lilac brested roller / european roller / purple roller / greyheaded bush shrike / spotted-backed weaver / cape sparrow / red bishop / sociable weaver / wire-tailed swallow / starfinch / red-billed oxpecker / doubledbanded sandgrouse / namaqua dove / grey lourie / swainson's francolin / natal francolin


Burchell´s Coucal are often seen at Allen Birdcam

Allen Birdcam Facebook page


We are going to visit the small city of Morretes, Parana State, Brazil.

Birding Brazil - Live Cams (6 hours ahead of Vancouver, BC)
Ornithos Birdwatching Live Cams

Thank you for this marvelous educational site, Luciano Breves.
Read about Ornithos site in Brazil
Luciano Breves

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing our Littlehouse site to others. We love sharing our little gifts of nature with others so they too can enjoy what we've been blessed with. :)