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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

3 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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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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When my mother died in 2015 we took over the

3 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

3 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

7 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

9 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 Mumbai

Birding Mumbai

One year ago   |   10,000 Birds

These days, when I have to travel somewhere for business, I try to add a day for birding. Sometimes, this can be surprisingly fruitful, even without leaving the city limits...
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A xxxxxxxx of Woodswallows

A xxxxxxxx of Woodswallows

It is winter here on the east coast of Australia. So we are entitled to complain about the cold. At my house on a very chilly winter morning it may be as cold as five degrees... Read more ...

Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale

Mast Landing Brewing Company: Pantless Thunder Goose Double India Pale Ale

The Guinness toucan is easily the most iconic bird mascot in beer history, but the storied Dublin brewery also boasted an ostrich and a pelican in its colorful, avian... Read more ...

Spotting My Florida Birds on their Maine Breeding Grounds

Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. During a chilly Florida day a few months ago, I drove thirty minutes outside of Tallahassee to a co-worker's... Read more ...

Birding Wolongshan, Sichuan, China

Birding Wolongshan, Sichuan, China

With travel restrictions still in place, going on a birding trip outside of China is still not a practical option. Fortunately, China itself has a large number of bird species... Read more ...