With this genius machine, birds can recycle garbage for treats
Follow “Something Good” on Facebook and YouTube! This form of recycling is for the birds. Hans Forsberg built a machine in which a treat would dispense to birds from one hole once the animal dropped a bottle cap, soda can or other form of garbage in a separate hole. So, what did Forsberg have to do in order to train the birds, and how did he build the machine? There is also a Facebook post embedded below that explains the process and the results, which have turned these birds into recycling masters!
Migratory birds are back at Padre Island National Seashore... and so are their antics, officials say
Migratory birds are back at Padre Island Seashore and so are their “wild antics,” according to the Padre Island National Seashore officials. Despite the ‘unseasonably’ warm temperatures, migratory birds have started appearing at Padre Island, officials said Sunday. These birds include long-billed curlews, northern harriers, ospreys, great blue herons and redhead ducks, among others. Even though temperatures remain unseasonably warm, our migratory birds have started showing up. RELATED: Cannibalistic fish washes up on Padre Island National Seashore
What’s Up South Texas!: Woman dedicates life to advocating for birds
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio woman has dedicated her life to advocating for birds and hopes to inspire others to do the same. “It is very relaxing and a place for me to forget about work,” Garlock said. “I advocate for the birds,” Garlock said. “What we have in our parks is a blessing because you wouldn’t see the kind of birds, we have nesting in an urban city. The only way to educate the public in a meaningful way is to show them.
Birds covered in mysterious gunk
Birds covered in mysterious gunk It's clear, sticky and has no smell, but what exactly it is remains a mystery. The International Bird Rescue team is trying to figure out the source of a mysterious gunk appearing on seabirds near Northern California's Hayward Regional Park. Mark Kelly reports.cbsnews.com
Small birds chirp again after tough and long winter
Small birds chirp again after tough and long winter With spring in sight, small birds are emerging after a brutal winter. But was this winter in particular more difficult for them? Don Dhaler explains the affect cold weather can have on the small songbirds of Central Park.cbsnews.com