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Chilean island popular with seabirds declared rat-free
Birdnews
By / December 6, 2022

Chilean island popular with seabirds declared rat-free

Seabirds can now return to Pajaro Uno Island after Chile's first rat-eradication project. Read More "Chilean island popular with seabirds...

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Seabirds a critical link between island and marine ecosystems
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By / December 6, 2022

Seabirds a critical link between island and marine ecosystems

Restoring islands — with a special focus on saving seabirds — provides many benefits. Read More "Seabirds a critical link...

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Some parrot species are better mimics than others
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By / December 5, 2022

Some parrot species are better mimics than others

African Grey Parrots were found to have the largest repertoires, averaging about 60 human words. Read More "Some parrot species...

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Entrance Point, Broome
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By / December 5, 2022

Entrance Point, Broome

Last Sunday, 27th November, we went to the Port of Broome to see what birds were about after a few...

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Critically endangered ‘Akikiki dies in captivity
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By / December 2, 2022

Critically endangered ‘Akikiki dies in captivity

The bird likely died due to a common pathogen or fungal infection, conservationists said. Read More "Critically endangered ‘Akikiki dies...

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TV episode features young birder Mya-Rose Craig with Jane Goodall
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By / December 2, 2022

TV episode features young birder Mya-Rose Craig with Jane Goodall

Chelsea Clinton says Craig ‘could be called a Jane Goodall in the making.’ Read More "TV episode features young birder...

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Rancho Naturalista Lodge, Costa Rica, or in the Land of Coffee and Chocolate
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By / December 2, 2022

Rancho Naturalista Lodge, Costa Rica, or in the Land of Coffee and Chocolate

On that glorious day, I observed ten critically endangered birds, representing 8% of their Costa Rican, or 2% of their...

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Ancient toothed birds, owl-shaped plaques in the news
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By / December 2, 2022

Ancient toothed birds, owl-shaped plaques in the news

New findings announced about bird evolution and humans’ long-standing fascination with birds. Read More "Ancient toothed birds, owl-shaped plaques in...

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Our Favorite Bird Books (and one pair of Binoculars) of 2022
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By / November 30, 2022

Our Favorite Bird Books (and one pair of Binoculars) of 2022

This, 2022, has been a curious year for books about birds and birding. Despite the absence of two major publishers—Lynx...

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Earth’s most unique birds at higher risk of extinction
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By / November 29, 2022

Earth’s most unique birds at higher risk of extinction

A study of 99% of all living bird species says the most unique birds are also the most threatened. Read...

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