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Evidence that birds are dinosaurs is outstandingly good
Birdnews
By / November 30, 2021

Evidence that birds are dinosaurs is outstandingly good

Author of book Dinopedia explains that fossil finds over the last 25 years have solidified our understanding of the bird/dinosaur...

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Defending the Harpy Eagle
Birdnews
By / November 30, 2021

Defending the Harpy Eagle

Throughout the air wolf's range in Central America and South America, a small army of dedicated protectors do all they...

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Birding a monastery: Zhaga, Western Sichuan
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Birding a monastery: Zhaga, Western Sichuan

Zhaga monastery is a Tibetan monastery built on top of a somewhat remote mountain near the town of Yajiang. It...

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Dawn choruses becoming quieter, less varied
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Dawn choruses becoming quieter, less varied

We're not at the silent spring stage yet. Read More "Dawn choruses becoming quieter, less varied"We're not at the silent...

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Friends and colleagues remember Eldon Greij (part 1)
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Friends and colleagues remember Eldon Greij (part 1)

Pete Dunne, Brian Small, Kenn Kaufman, Tim Laman, Chuck Hagner, Laura Erickson, and Tim Gallagher share memories of Eldon Greij....

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Friends and colleagues remember Eldon Greij (part 2)
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Friends and colleagues remember Eldon Greij (part 2)

Colleagues and former students at Hope College share memories of Eldon Greij involving birds, road trips, tacos, fish fries, and...

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Study suggests multiple species of Sharp-shinned Hawk
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Study suggests multiple species of Sharp-shinned Hawk

DNA research finds distinctions among hawks from Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the mainland. Read More "Study suggests multiple species...

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Holiday gift ideas for birders
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Holiday gift ideas for birders

Here are a few bird-themed items we like this holiday season. Read More "Holiday gift ideas for birders"Here are a...

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New tanager species described from Bolivia, Peru
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

New tanager species described from Bolivia, Peru

The species is named Inti Tanager, after the Quechua word for “sun,” because of its yellow plumage and because it...

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Chicago-area brewery to release ale in support of Northern Harrier conservation
Birdnews
By / November 29, 2021

Chicago-area brewery to release ale in support of Northern Harrier conservation

November 20 release will take place alongside premiere of trailer for “The Magic Stump,” a documentary film that features harriers...

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