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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.
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Birding in the Arctic

Map is public domain

The question came up about bird life at the North Pole. What birds could we expect to add to our list if we went there?
The Canadian territory of Nunavut lies closest to the North Pole.We did a bird list search for Nunavut, Canada.
List of the Birds of Nunavat

Have you ever wished you could go on a scientific bird expedition? Now you can tag along with a team from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to collect sound recordings in the Canadian High Arctic.
Canadian Arctic Expedition

The stunning Ivory Gull set the pace of excitement as we continued.

Rock Ptarmigan is the Nunavut,Official Bird

Voices: Willow Ptarmigan
There are few birds whose vocalizations are as comical as those of the Willow Ptarmigan.

Taking a look at terns 1: Common vs Arctic Tern

Arctic Tern Migration Google Earth Tour Video

We want to thank all the producers of these amazing videos for making them available on youtube so a few dreams of seniors came true by enjoying a virtual adventure trip.

About 190 species gather from six continents and all 50 states to nest and rear their young.
A beautiful book for you and your friends.

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