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Lovebirds in the Limelight

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In case you missed it, today’s Google Doodle managed to reference not only the current Winter Olympics in South Korea, but also the fact that it’s Valentine’s Day.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of February 2021)

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Valentine’s Day on a Sunday delivers the perfect weekend for everyone who identifies as both a bird lover and a lovebird. Hope you made the most of it!

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of February 2018?

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For lovebirds and bird lovers alike, this weekend offers as good an opportunity as ever to rededicate your passion and commitment while recalling what ignited your passion in the first place. As we approach mid-February, love–or at least endless commercials about it–is in the air.

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What I Did for Love

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But then again, we’re not quite lovebirds. Migrating gals also tend to be duller than their sisters who reside in the tropics, because their love affairs tend to be more fling than everlasting. All of which kind of turns human behavior on its head. News behavioral research color feeding Great Tits passerines

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Namibia’s 15 key birds

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Image by Adam Riley Rosy-faced Lovebird Africa is not endowed with as many parrots as other tropical lands, but what we lack in numbers we make up for in cuteness as in this delightful Rosy-faced Lovebird so clearly illustrates. This species is also known as Peach-faced Lovebird.

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Arizona in Summer: It Ain’t All Hummers

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One thing that had changed since my 2003 trip was that Rosy-faced Lovebird was on the ABA Checklist (and that I knew what that was). So, I flew into Phoenix, Lovebird Central, and three hours after I got off the plane had a lovebird in my binoculars, at Encanto Park. Here are some of the best experiences of my excellent trip.

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Color Me Roseate

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This color also describes minivets, starlings, and thrush-tanagers, as well as the bill of a particular pochard, the face of a sweet little lovebird, and the patch and throat of a bush-shrike and longclaw respectively. Africa’s Rosy Bee-eater is vivid enough to burn your retina while the Rosy Pipit of Asia flaunts but a flush of pink.

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