Bird News

Some Chinese Pheasants
Birdnews
By / August 15, 2022

Some Chinese Pheasants

Apparently, there is a traditional Chinese saying that seeing one pheasant in the wild is better than seeing ten other...

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Brush Cuckoos in Australia
Birdnews
By / August 14, 2022

Brush Cuckoos in Australia

Over the past week I have continued to keep an eye out for the Mistletoebirds that are breeding in the...

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Here’s Looking at You
Birdnews
By / August 12, 2022

Here’s Looking at You

Careful readers of my recent posts, and surely there must be at least one or two, will note that I...

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Guide to birding the Forgotten Road in the Djerdap National Park, Serbia
Birdnews
By / August 11, 2022

Guide to birding the Forgotten Road in the Djerdap National Park, Serbia

That first field trip to Djerdap Gorge National Park, eight years ago, was made as a part of an ecotourism...

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A Bird Presentation in Shanghai
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By / August 10, 2022

A Bird Presentation in Shanghai

For some reason that I do not quite understand myself – given that I really rather dislike children and am...

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Costa Rica’s Signature Parakeet
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By / August 9, 2022

Costa Rica’s Signature Parakeet

Every place has its common birds, the species that do very well in a given habitat. As we like to...

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Birdnews
By / August 9, 2022

General Interest Podcast Episodes for Birders

There are a number of podcasts dedicated to birding (e.g., American Birding Podcast and many others), but many general-interest podcasts...

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Shorebird eggs and nests destroyed in New York, feds offer rewards for leads
Birdnews
By / August 9, 2022

Shorebird eggs and nests destroyed in New York, feds offer rewards for leads

Federal investigators seek information about the vandalization of eggs and nests of American Oystercatcher and Piping Plover. Read More "Shorebird...

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15 Australian Birds (Episode 5)
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By / August 8, 2022

15 Australian Birds (Episode 5)

According to Wikipedia, the national bird of Australia is the Emu – which I have not seen yet. On the...

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Mistletoebird breeding update
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By / August 7, 2022

Mistletoebird breeding update

I thought I should update you all on the Mistletoebirds that are nesting close to home, because I walk by...

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