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By / October 4, 2022

Learning the Birds: A Book Review

In July 2011 a Henslow’s Sparrow was found in Ames, N.Y., a rural area in the eastern-central part of the...

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Wildlife refuges and parks hit by Hurricane Ian
Birdnews
By / October 4, 2022

Wildlife refuges and parks hit by Hurricane Ian

One of Florida’s most popular birding destinations faces an “immense” cleanup after Hurricane Ian. J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge...

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Birding Shanghai in September 2022
Birdnews
By / October 3, 2022

Birding Shanghai in September 2022

If you are an ornithologist who for whatever reason wants to visit Rome, you may want to consider asking for...

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Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens at Geikie Gorge
Birdnews
By / October 2, 2022

Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens at Geikie Gorge

We try to make a trip to Geikie Gorge each year to go bush-walking and birdwatching, but the area is...

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It’s 11 O’Clock. Do You Know Where Your Red-eyed Vireos Are?
Birdnews
By / October 1, 2022

It’s 11 O’Clock. Do You Know Where Your Red-eyed Vireos Are?

I haven’t watched nightly news in a while, actually, never really watched it as a kid either. However, I remember...

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‘Magic Stump’ documentary highlights Illinois raptor hotspot
Birdnews
By / September 29, 2022

‘Magic Stump’ documentary highlights Illinois raptor hotspot

Engaging and delightful 20-minute documentary highlights an old tree stump that attracts falcons, owls, hawks, and other raptors in winter....

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Proposed ‘eagle take’ rule needs strengthening
Birdnews
By / September 29, 2022

Proposed ‘eagle take’ rule needs strengthening

Powerline permit could reduce mortality, while wind energy permit requires more stringent safeguards. Read More "Proposed ‘eagle take’ rule needs...

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Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2
Birdnews
By / September 29, 2022

Birding the Kruger Park (6): Pafuri area part 2

This is the last post covering my time birding the Kruger Park in November 2018. It seems this African Harrier-Hawk...

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Welcome Back, Shorbies!
Birdnews
By / September 28, 2022

Welcome Back, Shorbies!

If you know me, then you are well aware of how much I love shorebirds. Even when writing my book...

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Half of Earth’s bird species face declines
Birdnews
By / September 28, 2022

Half of Earth’s bird species face declines

The good news, says a BirdLife International scientist: 'If we give nature a chance, it can recover.' Read More "Half...

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