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The Devil in the Details
Birdnews
By / January 21, 2022

The Devil in the Details

Working man that I still am, I can not yet spend every day of January trying to build my year...

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Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China
Birdnews
By / January 20, 2022

Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China

“Mother died today. Or maybe yesterday, I don’t know.” This is how blog posts would ideally start. Unfortunately, they rarely...

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Pressing On
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By / January 19, 2022

Pressing On

One of the reasons that I usually start each year’s species list with a visit to the wetlands of Lake...

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Trinidad’s Coastal Forest
Birdnews
By / January 19, 2022

Trinidad’s Coastal Forest

While the combination of the words “coast” and “forest” may conjure images of tidal mudflats and mangroves or even coconut...

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Watch a penguin’s amazing agility as it feeds on a school of fish
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By / January 18, 2022

Watch a penguin’s amazing agility as it feeds on a school of fish

New footage shows a penguin repeatedly diving and twisting through schools of sardines with startling speed and agility. Read More...

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Weather and bird-watching at the Port of Broome
Birdnews
By / January 16, 2022

Weather and bird-watching at the Port of Broome

It’s that time of year when we are always watching for build-up clouds in the afternoon that will hopefully eventuate...

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Ending 2021 with the Steller’s Sea Eagle
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By / January 15, 2022

Ending 2021 with the Steller’s Sea Eagle

Steller’s Sea Eagle photos through a scope by Gwenne Oberg. It was perhaps the most important text my Aunt Gwenne...

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Lead ammo stunts Bald Eagle recovery
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By / January 14, 2022

Lead ammo stunts Bald Eagle recovery

Despite rising numbers of Bald Eagles, poisoning from eating carcasses contaminated by lead shot has reduced population growth. Read More...

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Castellare di Castellina: Chianti Classico (2019)
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By / January 14, 2022

Castellare di Castellina: Chianti Classico (2019)

Despite being debased and reduced to a mere gastronomic buzzword by American chains of Italian-esque eateries, the offerings of dubious...

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Birding Inirida, Colombia: practicalities, part 3
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By / January 13, 2022

Birding Inirida, Colombia: practicalities, part 3

Technically, we were in the Orinoco River Basin of wider Amazonia. Yet, unlike the black shoe-sucking mud of Amazon further...

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