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What is like to be a Bird - Shared screen with speaker view
Laurie Bursch
10:56
Attending with a bird - Snicket, the lineolated parakeet.
Andrés ajimenez@birdscanada.org
12:22
Welcome everyone, please use the Q&A for questions and the chat box for comments.
Andrés ajimenez@birdscanada.org
18:35
What about you guys, have you seen your local patch on a new perspective?
Bill Kilburn
19:11
Yes definitely!
Christine
19:12
Definitely! I discovered an amazing park in my local patch with tons of migrating warblers this Spring.
Nadine
19:34
Definitely!
Chris Orr (they/them)
19:39
definitely! some surprising suburban finds including a resident merlin in Etobicoke :)
Paloma Plant
19:54
Working from home has helped me add birds to the yard list that I would likely have missed!
Gloria Schwabe
21:13
getting outside to look at birds brings back the”old normal”.
alison paul
21:19
I have two nieces who have discovered birding during their isolation. I had a pair of Merlins in April on the TV antenna across the street from my house in East York. Decimated the house sparrow population!
Roxane Filion
21:40
Yes! For the fist time we stayed inside a 5-mile radius all spring and found some new locations practically next door! And it lowers the carbon footprint too :)
Andrés ajimenez@birdscanada.org
28:27
WOW So many great stories about local birding!
Joan Shark
29:28
My yard is visited daily by pairs of pileated woodpeckers, flickers, and downy woodpeckers.
Caroline
30:54
Eyes on side like to hide, eyes on front like to hunt
Chris & Leslie
31:46
Do we know how the robin chooses which eye to look with?
Meg O'Mahony
32:59
I've been amazed at the Robin pair that visit my small patch of dirt surrounded by a patio made from red brick. They grab SO many worms from my tiny area - and are just as adept at hunting worms from between I've been amazed at the Robin pair that visit my small patch of dirt surrounded by a patio made from red brick. They grab SO many worms from my tiny area - and are just as adept at hunting worms from between the bricks!
emily.rondel
36:15
Interesting that we have this idea of birds like Robins and Woodcocks as primarily eating worms, when earthworms are not native to North America. Curious to know what made up the bulk of their diet before worms were available.
Meg O'Mahony
37:15
That's what I used to think about robins...until I saw them happily chowing down on seeds that fell out of my feeder!
emily.rondel
37:59
They also happily eat lots of fruit, but all these plant-based foods are quite seasonal
Christine
39:14
I have a female Robin coming to my feeder for raisins and she gets quite upset if there are none there!
Laurie Bursch
41:33
Choose Your Own Bird Adventure!
Paloma Plant
44:13
I am hooked and haven't opened 1 page yet!
paula jardine
45:17
… because everything is connected.
Paloma Plant
51:09
Is it true that they can /will also retrieve the food in the order it was stashed?
Laurie Bursch
51:36
Unlike the dopey squirrels, who don't remember what they've buried where...
Joan Shark
52:27
Gray jay (whiskyjacks) can also remember the location of 10,000 items. They store perishable food in crevices in conifer bark, which has antimicrobial properties and keeps the food from decay.
Anne Marie
53:19
cardinal lobelia seems to work in my backyard for ruby throats
Laurie Bursch
54:12
So "bird brain" is a compliment?
Roxane Filion
54:28
Yes :)
Anne Marie
01:00:26
Thanks for including Puffins! Totally iconic north Atlantic sweet seabird.
paula jardine
01:01:06
we have tufted puffins on the west coast!
Anne Marie
01:02:48
Awesome Paula! Shall certainly look up the western puffin cousins!
clementine
01:10:44
And Horned Puffins!
Laurie Bursch
01:12:07
That was great! Thank you both!
Roxane Filion
01:12:21
Thank you David for this talk. And thanks for enriching our lives and experiences as bird enthusiasts with your guides, your books and your excellent art!
Heather Phaneuf
01:12:24
So much enthusiasm - thanks to both!!
Evelina Talevi
01:12:27
Yes, thank you!
Christine
01:12:37
Thank you very much!
clementine
01:12:42
Yes, thank you both!
Bill Kilburn
01:12:52
Thank you David! And also to you and TOC Justin!
Lené Gary
01:13:16
Yes, thank you both! This was a delight.
Paloma Plant
01:13:21
Excellent talk - lots of new information on birds!
Nadine
01:13:44
Thank you SO much David and Justin!!
Anne Marie
01:13:49
Ditto. Thank you so much to you both. This was truly a wonderful webinar! Thanks for sharing your knowlege.
Edie Bijdemast
01:15:14
It was such a delight to meet you both via the webinar.
starsapphire
01:16:03
Thank you to all 3 of you. Great event
paula jardine
01:16:52
Thank you!
Christine
01:17:02
the draw?
alison paul
01:17:12
You are still live
emily.rondel
01:17:13
No, We can still see you!
Jordan
01:17:13
your still live
emily.rondel
01:17:20
You're still live
Paloma Plant
01:17:27
You have not stopped live streaming - we can still hear you.
Christine
01:17:29
You are on Zoom!
Anne Marie
01:18:02
Yup we can still see you! Cheers! Thanks for a great webinar!
Christine
01:18:10
Thanks again!
Lené Gary
01:18:19
Thanks, again. Have a great evening!
Jordan
01:18:21
thanks guys
Meg O'Mahony
01:18:34
AMAZING - thank you!