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Study: Fireworks have long-time impact on wildlife
Birdnews
By / February 7, 2023

Study: Fireworks have long-time impact on wildlife

Popular fireworks should be replaced with cleaner drone and laser light shows to avoid the “highly damaging” impact on wildlife,...

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How to join the 2023 Great Backyard Bird Count
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By / February 7, 2023

How to join the 2023 Great Backyard Bird Count

The 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) takes place Friday, February 17, through Monday, February 20. Bird and nature lovers everywhere unite...

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Rare seabirds nesting on Chilean island after removal of invasive species
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By / February 7, 2023

Rare seabirds nesting on Chilean island after removal of invasive species

A growing chick demonstrates the success of the project to restore Peruvian Diving-petrels on their largest historical nesting site in Chile.  ...

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Latin American, Caribbean ornithologists call for breaking down barriers
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By / February 7, 2023

Latin American, Caribbean ornithologists call for breaking down barriers

Paper signed by 124 bird researchers offers solutions to ‘scientific colonialism.’ Read More "Latin American, Caribbean ornithologists call for breaking...

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Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition–A Book Review
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By / February 7, 2023

Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition–A Book Review

I did not prepare properly when I went to the Galápagos. Reading over my email from that period, I can’t...

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Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China –  part 1
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By / February 7, 2023

Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China – part 1

Nonggang is a rural place in Guangxi with a nice landscape somewhat reminiscent of coastal Northern Vietnam (well, it is...

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Locked in Guangxi: An epidemic adventure, searching for birds
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By / February 5, 2023

Locked in Guangxi: An epidemic adventure, searching for birds

By Louis-Jean Germain Influenced by his mother, Louis-Jean Germain has long been interested in art, and in recent years, he...

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Bird-watching from the bitumen
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By / February 5, 2023

Bird-watching from the bitumen

Due to the recent flooding rains we are still restricted as to where we can go bird-watching. Often the rainfall...

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Oh, the Orioles!
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By / February 4, 2023

Oh, the Orioles!

Recently, I wrote about my many and fortunate interactions with biologist friends in 2021. I mentioned taking an ornithologist friend...

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BirdFlow software anticipates migratory patterns of birds
Birdnews
By / February 2, 2023

BirdFlow software anticipates migratory patterns of birds

Scientists at UMass Amherst and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology say the still-in-development tool will be valuable for tracking species...

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