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Birding Tongbiguan, Yunnan (part 2)
Birdnews
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
Birdnews
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
Birdnews
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
Birdnews
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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Birdnews
By / February 6, 2024

Journeys With Emperors: Tracking the World’s Most Extreme Penguin–A Book Review

Journeys With Penguins: Tracking the World’s Most Extreme Penguin is a different type of penguin book. Author Gerald L. Kooyman...

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Birdnews
By / February 5, 2024

Birding Shanghai in January 2024

In German colloquial language, there is the jokingly derogative term “Warmduscher”, indicating a person who prefers warm to cold showers...

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Birdnews
By / February 3, 2024

Business Birding Basics

My recent posts may have given the impression that business birding is always exotic, on remote islands or with lots...

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Birdnews
By / February 2, 2024

As the tide falls: an hour at Brancaster Staithe

There’s something improbably delicious about glistening, glutinous mud, freshly washed by a receding tide. I was sitting in the insulated...

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Birdnews
By / February 1, 2024

A Fine Day for Photos

I am deeply jealous of Kai Pflug. The guy has an apparently endless supply of fantastic bird photos. So all...

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