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Crested and Proud
Birdnews
By / February 19, 2024

Crested and Proud

A crest is a “comb or tuft of feathers, fur, or skin on the head of a bird or other...

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Business Birding Basics – part II
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By / February 17, 2024

Business Birding Basics – part II

In a strange city on business, with more than just a few hours to spare? You want to do some...

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Where have they gone?
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By / February 16, 2024

Where have they gone?

Counting the Birds I was in my teens when I undertook my first bird-survey: it was field work for the...

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When is a Vulture Not a Vulture?
Birdnews
By / February 15, 2024

When is a Vulture Not a Vulture?

I think we don’t give vultures all the love they deserve. When you consider all the nasty stuff they uncomplainingly...

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From Iwokrama to Atta
Birdnews
By / February 14, 2024

From Iwokrama to Atta

On a high after waking up in Guyana’s wild interior for the first time – with a spectacular morning of...

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Birding Tongbiguan, Yunnan (part 2)
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By / February 12, 2024

Birding Tongbiguan, Yunnan (part 2)

“Did you put up your post today? How many times was it read?” is not what The Reds, Pinks &...

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Creepin’ on Walls in Bonn
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By / February 10, 2024

Creepin’ on Walls in Bonn

As I noted in my last post, I recently found out that a Wallcreeper had been discovered already in December...

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Don’t Ignore the Barnacles – they’re Real Birds
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By / February 9, 2024

Don’t Ignore the Barnacles – they’re Real Birds

Serious birders may have an obsessive interest in birds, but one thing they universally don’t like are birds which, they...

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Please Don’t Ask for an Aztec
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By / February 8, 2024

Please Don’t Ask for an Aztec

If, someday, you make your way to Morelia, and ask for me to show you some of our best birds,...

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Avionary: Exploring Bird Names Across 51 Languages
Birdnews
By admin / February 6, 2024

Avionary: Exploring Bird Names Across 51 Languages

Birdwatching transcends language barriers, uniting enthusiasts worldwide in their admiration for avian diversity. Avionary, an online resource, celebrates this universal...

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