Blog Archive: July 2007

Birdorable Red-cockaded Woodpecker

Save the Red-cockaded Woodpecker

July 28th, 2007 in New Birds, New Designs, Woodpeckers 1 comment

The Red-cockaded Woodpecker is a beautiful bird, with its black and white striped back, black cap and nape and large white cheek patches. Unfortunately, it is an endangered species and the 5,000 groups of RCWs still left, or 12,500 birds from Florida to Virginia and west to southeast Oklahoma and eastern Texas, represent only about 1% of the woodpecker's original population. Check out our new Save the Red-cockaded Woodpecker t-shirt design:

Save the Red-cockaded Woodpecker T-Shirts by Birdorable
Birdorable Canada Goose

Fun facts about Canada Geese

July 26th, 2007 in New Birds, Geese, Fun Facts 8 comments

Did you know that ... ?

  • Canada Geese have naturally reached as far as western Europe, eastern Siberia, eastern China and Japan;
  • Canada Geese nest in the same region their parents did every year, often in the same nest;
  • Adult Canada Geese have about 13 different calls;
  • Goslings start to communicate with their parents while they're still in the egg;
  • Canada Geese migrate in V-shaped flocks, sometimes flying as far as 4,000 miles;
  • Canada Geese have eleven subspecies, ranging from three to twenty pounds.
Canadian Geese
Birdorable Whiskered Tern

One Good Tern Deserves Another

July 20th, 2007 in New Birds, New Designs, Terns 3 comments

Terns are seabirds with worldwide distribution. This design features nine different Terns that live across the United States and Europe. They are:

Great gifts here for birders and Tern fans. There are two designs featuring the nine Birdorable Terns: Nine Birdorable Terns (see below) and Know Your Terns.