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BIRD OF THE WEEK — FLAME-FACED TANAGER — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,400 members and over 79,000 photos and videos. BIRD OF THE WEEK FLAME FACED TANAGER SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tangara parzudakii POPULATION: Unknown, considered fairly common TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Moist mountain forests of the eastern Andes, from Venezuela south through Peru Deep red fades into bright yellow on the head of this spectacular bird, giving…

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SCARLET TANAGER — BIRD OF THE WEEK — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,400 members and over 78,000 photos and videos. BIRD OF THE WEEK SCARLET TANAGER SCIENTIFIC NAME: Piranga olivacea POPULATION: 2.7 million TREND: Stable HABITAT: Breeds in deciduous and mixed deciduous-evergreen forests; winters in forests and forest edges. In spring plumage, the male Scarlet Tanager’s beauty comes close to rivaling showy tropical birds like…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — ʻOMAʻO — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

    PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,400 members and over 78,000 photos and videos. BIRD OF THE WEEK CONSERVATION HIGHLIGHTS BIRD OF THE WEEK ʻOMAʻO SCIENTIFIC NAME: Myadestes obscurus POPULATION: 170,000 TREND: Stable HABITAT: High-elevation wet forests on the Island of Hawai‘i The robin-like ʻOmaʻo, also known as the Hawaiian Thrush, is one of only two endemic thrushes left in Hawaii. (The…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — B0BOLINK — PLANET EARTH WORLD BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET WORLD BIRD WORLD has over 1,400 members and over 77,000 photos and videos. BIRD OF THE WEEK BOBOLINK A migratory marvel, the Bobolink may travel the equivalent of four or five times around the Earth in its lifetime. Reflecting its taste for rice and other grains, the Bobolink has been called the “ricebird.” Its bubbling song, which seems…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — BLACK-THROATED SPARROW — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,400 members and over 77,000 photos and videos.  BIRD OF THE WEEK BLACK-THROATED SPARROW SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amphispiza bilineata POPULATION: 29 million TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Open, arid desert and shrubland The handsome Black-throated Sparrow, also known as the Desert Sparrow, is most often found on dry desert hillsides and salt flats of the American Southwest, while some birds also…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — SAGE THRASHER — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 76,000 photos and videos.  JOIN AMERICAN BIRD CONSERVANCY BIRD OF THE WEEK SAGE THRASHER SCIENTIFIC NAME: Oreoscoptes montanus POPULATION: 6.6 million TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Breeds almost exclusively in dense stands of sagebrush; uses other brushy habitat types in winter and migration. The plain-looking, yellow-eyed Sage Thrasher is sometimes called the “mountain mockingbird” due to…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — VESPER SPARROW — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

    PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 76,000 photos and videos.  BIRD OF THE WEEK VESPER SPARROW SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pooecetes gramineus POPULATION: 34 million TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Breeds and winters in dry grasslands and fields The Vesper Sparrow’s sweet song, a combination of clear whistles and trills, can often be heard at twilight — roughly the same time as…

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