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Pressing On
Birdnews
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)
Birdnews
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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And So It Begins
Birdnews
By / January 12, 2022

And So It Begins

I can’t resist loving my first week of birding each year. While I can’t convince myself to be excited about...

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In Peru’s highlands, a one-man wonder for birds
Birdnews
By / January 11, 2022

In Peru’s highlands, a one-man wonder for birds

Meet Tino Aucca Chutas, who leads a forest conservation organization in the high Andes. Read More "In Peru’s highlands, a...

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