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Best Bird of the Weekend

11 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

October can be a fantastic birding season in the right places. With hope, you've found yourself in one of those places! My weekend was actually pretty slow from a wildlife...
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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the...
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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the...
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Best Bird of the Weekend

3 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Another weekend brings another example of the climate volatility induced by global warming. We just endured the warmest June on record, which may well turn out to be the...
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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

3 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the...
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Best Bird of the Weekend

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

June can be a hit-or-miss month for birding. You may, if fortune favors you, hit good weather or birds. On the other hand, if fate turns fickle, you'll miss the good stuff...
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Best Bird of the Weekend

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

May is a time for birding. We have the slow weeks and months for reading, writing, and dreaming about the birds we'd rather be seeing. Right now, though, we can watch and...
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Adventures of a Louisiana Birder: One Year, Two Wings, Three Hundred Species-A Book Review

Adventures of a Louisiana Birder: One Year, Two Wings, Three Hundred Species-A Book Review

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Louisiana is a magical place to bird. I know because I was there in 2015 with friends from New Jersey Audubon and I was amazed by the close-up views of Mississippi Kites and...
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Best Bird of the Weekend

Best Bird of the Weekend

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Weekends like these tend to fill those of us closer to the poles with envy for our birding friends even the slightest bit closer to the equator. Where is the justice when so...
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Birding Led Me to Wildflowers

6 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

In many ways, birding has led me straight to my new interest in wildflowers. Looking for birds naturally makes you more aware of your surroundings, from an urban park, to a...
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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 ...