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Pheasant Coucal-the sound of summer!
Birdnews
By / December 5, 2021

Pheasant Coucal-the sound of summer!

It is now summer here in Australia and there is hope of rain in the next few weeks here in...

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Collaborative list November – 2021
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By / December 4, 2021

Collaborative list November – 2021

I have been humming the Dwarves’ theme from Sleeping Beauty all month. Can’t think why. …we bird, bird, bird, bird,...

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Big trouble for a small Hawaiian honeycreeper
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By / December 3, 2021

Big trouble for a small Hawaiian honeycreeper

A rescue mission is attempting to capture the last four or five ’Akikiki individuals at a field site known as...

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Collins Birds of the World by Norman Arlott
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By / December 2, 2021

Collins Birds of the World by Norman Arlott

Collins Birds of the World is “a must for the travelling birder,” as the BBC Wildlife Magazine reviewer has put...

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One More Reason for Gratitude
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By / December 1, 2021

One More Reason for Gratitude

I moved to Mexico in 1983 (and really should update my bio below). Angie, now my wife, moved here in...

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Evidence that birds are dinosaurs is outstandingly good
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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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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