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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

1 month ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

3 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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When my mother died in 2015 we took over the

5 monthes ago   |   Happy Tails

When my mother died in 2015 we took over the care of her two parakeets. We weren't sure of their ages, but when one of them died, we didn't want the other to be alone. We knew...
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The most important book about European birds in this century

The most important book about European birds in this century

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

The adventure of the second European Breeding Bird Atlas, or EBBA2, was the topic of one of my first posts here at 10,000 Birds: In a warm Catalonian March, Barcelona is filled...
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Collaborative list - November 2020

Collaborative list - November 2020

9 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Who remembers birding parties? This virus just won't give up. With some of the beats locked down still, or again, the birding has been patchy. However, 10 beats from 7...
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Mammals of South Asia

Mammals of South Asia

10 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

I was lucky to visit India several times, but as a keen birder I carried along only a bird book, and even upgraded it to a new edition between the trips. Ahead of the first...
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Parrots in My Costa Rican Neighborhood

Parrots in My Costa Rican Neighborhood

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

Costa Rica is a country situated well south of the Tropic of Cancer and like most places without a winter, parrots are an essential part of the local avifauna. With 18 species...
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Costa Rica's Almost Endemic Trogon

Costa Rica's Almost Endemic Trogon

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

It's hard to write about something other than what's happening in the USA these trying, change demanding days but I'm going to give it a shot. Because where would we be without...
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How to See Sunbitterns in Costa Rica

How to See Sunbitterns in Costa Rica

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

Some birds seem familiar but that's just because they are the ones we grew up with, the birds that were hopping or flying around the neighborhood. The familiar ones, the usual...
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Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Mom Surprises Daughters By Secretly Rescuing The Dog They Fell In Love With

Rosie, a one-year-old Great Pyrenees/Golden Retriever mix, was brought to a Georgia shelter after her parents got divorced. The young mother couldn't afford to move with both... Read more ...

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Facing Euthanasia, Local Shelter Offers Dog Dad Hope For His Injured Pup

Stephen Foster works as a part-time maintenance man at a gas station in Dade City, Florida. Since the recent death of his wife of 35 years, Stephen has come to rely on the love... Read more ...

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

30 Of The Funniest Tweets About Cats And Dogs This Week

“Have learned many powerful lessons from my cat, such as that you can get whatever you want if you are so f**king annoying.” Read more ...

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Brown's Brewing Company - Helles Rebuke

Many birders find gull identification one of the more difficult aspects of this hobby and classifying gulls when they appear on cans of beer is often no less vexing a problem... Read more ...

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Miranda Lambert Loses 2nd Dog In Bonded Sibling Pair After Just 9 Months

Country music star and two-time Grammy winner Miranda Lambert has announced sad news. Her precious dog, Jessi, has passed away at 13 ½ years old. She shared the news on... Read more ...

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

Sweetest Dog Who Was Set On Fire To Receive Hero Animal Award

The road to recovery has been a long one for Buddy the Labrador Retriever mix. Buddy is getting a new lease on life after being intentionally set on fire by a 12-year-old boy... Read more ...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over...

RECALL: Two Separate Food Recalls Issued From Different Companies Over Aflatoxin & Plastic Pieces

Two recalls have been issued for dog and cat food products from two different companies. These recalls have been issued for separate reasons. First, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has... Read more ...

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

Young Girl Is Saved From The Strong Ocean Current By Canine Lifeguards

A team of impressive rescue canines saved the life of a young girl caught in a strong ocean current. Even the best of swimmers can get whisked away in an instant, leaving them... Read more ...

Comparison of long non‐coding RNAs in adipose and muscle tissues between...

Summary lncRNAs play crucial roles in fat metabolism in animals. Previously, we have compared the mRNA transcriptome profiles between seven fat-type Chinese pig breeds and one... Read more ...

Birding Bob

Birding Bob

There's a birdwatcher in Central Park in New York City who calls himself Birding Bob. He leads bird walks in the park for the nominal sum of $10. But according to the New York... Read more ...