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Seeing birds #416396
09/17/11 08:38 AM
09/17/11 08:38 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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Currently there are believed to be around 9,600 species of birds on earth (the number is growing, as definitions of species change).

About 250 living people have seen 5,000 of them.

About 100 people have seen 6,000.

12 have seen 7,000.

2 have seen 8,000.

About 570 species of birds have been recorded in Belize. I wonder if there is anyone in Belize who has seen them all?

--Lan Sluder

Re: Seeing birds [Re: Marty] #416407
09/17/11 09:10 AM
09/17/11 09:10 AM
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elbert Offline
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My best guess would be Lee Jones.

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Re: Seeing birds [Re: Marty] #416489
09/18/11 10:10 AM
09/18/11 10:10 AM
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Posts: 61
Are there many seed eating birds indigenous to Ambergris Caye , and if so what type of seeds do they eat . We put a feeder out with sunflower seeds in it ,but have had no takers.

Re: Seeing birds [Re: Marty] #416514
09/18/11 12:16 PM
09/18/11 12:16 PM
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elbert Offline
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Your gona laugh...I use dry dog food and its very popular, Bubba hardly notices.
I wonder whats in it?
Sometimes i crush it for the smaller birds.

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Re: Seeing birds [Re: elbert] #416520
09/18/11 12:33 PM
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SP Daily Offline
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Fun to watch the grackles steal chunks of dry dog food from Bear's bowl, then soak it in his water dish to soften it before swallowing.

Re: Seeing birds [Re: elbert] #416524
09/18/11 12:56 PM
09/18/11 12:56 PM
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Dry dog food ? the birds eat it , I'll have to try it ,Thanks for the info

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