Bird Feathers #2

by John Briggs on August 24, 2007

in Bird Feathers, Blog

The second in a series of weekly rundowns of what’s happening in the world of [tag]birds[/tag], [tag]birding[/tag] and bird blogging.

Dead Swallows Found  The sight of birds is a common one along the banks of the Susquehanna River, but not like this.

Wind Turbine Has Switch To Move Clear Of Migrating Birds  A unique turbine was lowered from a height of 80 feet to test the ability to bring it down at the drop of a hat should foul weather set in or should the migratory songbirds and nesting seabirds that frequent this 95-acre island run afoul of the whirling blades.

Guano theory in bridge collapse  Inspectors searching for the causes of the collapse of a Minnesota bridge this month that killed at least 13 people have identified pigeon droppings as a possible factor.

I And The Bird #56 – “What I Did On My Summer Vacation”  is being hosted by Vern over at Big Spring Birds.

Bob Malbon has some more pictures posted on his site from his trip to Machias Seal Island last week.

Happy birding!

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