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Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

13 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

With the sad passing of Prince Philip this week I thought I should share with you a book that we own that he wrote. This book was gifted by my father, Philip, to his father...
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Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

1 day ago   |   10,000 Birds

Birds are arriving in North America, flying from places far to the south. Many come from Central America, a good number fly much further. When birding in parks and woodlots of...
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We're Bananas for Citron-Crested Cockatoos!

2 days ago   |   Pause For Tails

Pictured here is our very handsome young Citron-Crested Cockatoo, Banana. Banana's species is absolutely fascinating! Did you know that Citron-Crested Cockatoos occur naturally...
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More Birds Than Bullets: a book review

More Birds Than Bullets: a book review

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

A cheeky lad, Geoffrey McMullan was regularly subjected to brutal discipline at his English boarding school. He found some solace when, at age eleven, he became entranced with...
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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Photographic nature guides have been with us for a long time, but have reached their adulthood only recently. There are some magnificent photos of birds from the early 20th...
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The Emu

The Emu

4 days ago   |   Ornithology

The Emu , another ratite , is the second-largest living bird after the Ostrich and the largest bird species in Australia where it is found almost all over. Officially, the...
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Captivating Habitats for Your Owls

4 days ago   |   Ornithology

Imagine for a moment, you are relaxing in your backyard, and in one of the trees, there is an owl nesting box comprising of a small owl family! It felt out of this world...
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Diseases at Bird Feeders

Diseases at Bird Feeders

4 days ago   |   Ornithology

The British naturalist James Fisher wrote that the first person recorded as feeding wild birds was the 6th-century monk Saint Serf of Fife who tamed a pigeon by feeding it, but...
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The Word Spreads Fast

The Word Spreads Fast

4 days ago   |   Ornithology

Over the last few years there have been sightings of rare birds in Central Park in New York City. Birders were obviously excited to see the Mandarin Duck, Barred Owl, and...
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Photobugs and Birds

Photobugs and Birds

4 days ago   |   Ornithology

I've noted before the occasional conflicts between birdwatchers and photographers and I've received stories from readers regarding experiences with rude picture-takers. There's...
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Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Birds from Britannia by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

With the sad passing of Prince Philip this week I thought I should share with you a book that we own that he wrote. This book was gifted by my father, Philip, to his father... Read more ...

Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa...

Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

Birds are arriving in North America, flying from places far to the south. Many come from Central America, a good number fly much further. When birding in parks and woodlots of... Read more ...