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Birding Shanghai in June 2022
Birdnews
By / July 4, 2022

Birding Shanghai in June 2022

To be precise, “Birding Shanghai from June 10 to June 30, 2022” – but that is even less of an...

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White-gaped Honeyeaters
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By / July 3, 2022

White-gaped Honeyeaters

The White-gaped Honeyeater–Stomiopera unicolor is common around Broome, but you find them mostly alone and not with others of the...

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Understanding how hawks land on perches
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By / July 1, 2022

Understanding how hawks land on perches

Study uncovers how Harris's Hawks optimize their landing maneuvers for an accurate descent, prioritizing safety over energy or speed. Read...

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Evening Grosbeak decline apparent on college campus
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By / July 1, 2022

Evening Grosbeak decline apparent on college campus

The charismatic bird once numbered at least 150,000 on Oregon State campus; recent one-day high count was fewer than 1,500....

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Groups sue to save Eastern Black Rail
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By / July 1, 2022

Groups sue to save Eastern Black Rail

They urge designation of critical habitat, which feds claim would expose the species to threats from ‘overzealous birders.’ Read More...

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Bradt travel guide to Sri Lanka by Philip Briggs – review
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By / June 30, 2022

Bradt travel guide to Sri Lanka by Philip Briggs – review

Sri Lanka is a ‘must visit country’ for any keen birder. It is slightly larger than Costa Rica, and in...

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My Do-over
Birdnews
By / June 29, 2022

My Do-over

Anytime I travel, I do what it takes to get in some birding. After all, the best way to find...

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Built infrastructure, hunting, and climate change linked to migratory bird declines
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By / June 28, 2022

Built infrastructure, hunting, and climate change linked to migratory bird declines

A study published June 25 reveals that bird population declines have been greatest among species that migrate to areas with...

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Zebra Finch study: Heat waves could lead to bird population declines
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By / June 28, 2022

Zebra Finch study: Heat waves could lead to bird population declines

A new study about how heat impacts the behavior and physiology of Zebra Finches has implications for how the warming...

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Birding the Kruger Park (1): Skukuza area
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By / June 27, 2022

Birding the Kruger Park (1): Skukuza area

Skukuza is the largest camp and the administrative center of Kruger Park. Inside the camps, you are allowed to walk...

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