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Study: Huge declines in forest birds due to clearcutting, monocultures
Birdnews
By / May 3, 2022

Study: Huge declines in forest birds due to clearcutting, monocultures

In a study in eastern Canada, breeding habitat loss occurred for 66% of 54 common forest bird species from 1985...

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Groups defend the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
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By / May 3, 2022

Groups defend the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

Private property rights law firm continues attack on wildlife protections. Read More "Groups defend the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher"Private property rights...

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Birding Shanghai in April 2022
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By / May 2, 2022

Birding Shanghai in April 2022

This post is a bit of a joke as I have been under lockdown in Shanghai for the whole month....

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Bird-watching at Langi Crossing
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By / May 1, 2022

Bird-watching at Langi Crossing

Our closest river to Broome is the Fitzroy River and we can only access it for part of the year....

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A Guide to Easy Birding in Costa Rica at Cinchona
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By / April 30, 2022

A Guide to Easy Birding in Costa Rica at Cinchona

Birding can be a real challenge. For some, it can involve hiking into a furnace of a canyon to look...

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Bogle Vineyards: Juggernaut Pinot Noir (2020)
Birdnews
By / April 29, 2022

Bogle Vineyards: Juggernaut Pinot Noir (2020)

This week marks only the second time the Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) has been featured here at Birds and Booze. Given...

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Birding the Yinggehai Salt Flats, Hainan
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By / April 28, 2022

Birding the Yinggehai Salt Flats, Hainan

If I was a location spotter for movies, I would certainly put an exclamation mark next to my notes on...

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The last raptors of winter
Birdnews
By / April 28, 2022

The last raptors of winter

A late-April encounter with Rough-legged Hawks in snowy northern Minnesota is an unexpected gift. Read More "The last raptors of...

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Owling in Trinidad & Tobago
Birdnews
By / April 27, 2022

Owling in Trinidad & Tobago

While preparing an article this week for a local newspaper on the nighttime denizens of Tobago, it crossed my mind...

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Seeds
Birdnews
By / April 27, 2022

Seeds

I bought my first plant for the garden, with my own money, when I was eight years old. I have...

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