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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

2 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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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

2 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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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

4 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

6 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

10 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

11 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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Birding around Qinghai Lake, China

Birding around Qinghai Lake, China

Located about 2 hours from Xining by car, Qinghai Lake is China's largest lake. It has some interesting characteristics - its high elevation at about 3200 meters, its salt... Read more ...

Patience in Birding

Patience in Birding

The slate of birds available to the ardent birder in a particular place is a constant cycle of regulars, not-so-regulars, visitors, rarities, and vagrants. We're always... Read more ...