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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

2 hours 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

10 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

Happy belated Father's Day to all our birding patriarchs out there. The irony of a free day to do whatever you might want when migration excitement has already petered out has...
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Birdlife at the Shaw River

Birdlife at the Shaw River

20 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

Due to the fact that we live near the coast in Broome we often choose to head inland to a river or an ephemeral wetland whenever we can to go birdwatching and or camping. There...
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Casa Ferreirinha ‘Papa Figos' Vinho Tinto (2017)

Casa Ferreirinha ‘Papa Figos' Vinho Tinto (2017)

3 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Whether they hail from the New World or the Old, orioles are undoubtedly fond of fruit. Of the thirty or so members of the family Icteridae that go by the name “oriole” on the...
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Beljarica Backwaters: Some good news announced

Beljarica Backwaters: Some good news announced

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

I am not used to good news, and am suspicious of them. What could be the big picture here, my suspicious mind keeps asking? But let me go back - you do not know the news! My...
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For the Love of Trogons

For the Love of Trogons

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

2021 is turning out to be a good year for trogons. So far, one third of my weekly outings have involved trogon sightings, with their distinctive calls being heard on a few...
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Participating in My First “Normal” Birdathon

Participating in My First “Normal” Birdathon

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. A flash of orange streaked across my field of vision, landing at the top of a nearby tree. I whipped my...
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

6 days 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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Best Bird of the Weekend

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

June is the breeding month, when New Yorkers mostly give up on migrant birds and look for birds where they nest. June is also the month that the bugs come out to play in...
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The Gas Station Bird

The Gas Station Bird

7 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Above is a gorgeous photo of a Cooper's Hawk by Ingrid Taylar. The bird is just chilling out, waiting for the urge to fly. The bird below is also waiting, but not to fly. He is...
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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

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... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Happy belated Father's Day to all our birding patriarchs out there. The irony of a free day to do whatever you might want when migration excitement has already petered out has... Read more ...

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Due to the fact that we live near the coast in Broome we often choose to head inland to a river or an ephemeral wetland whenever we can to go birdwatching and or camping. There... Read more ...