Pacific Biodiversity Institute Research Expedition

Pacific Biodiversity Institute Research Expedition

February 13, 2014 by  
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Pacific Biodiversity Institute invites avid birders to join a research expedition March 2 – 14, 2014, in the provinces of Salta and Jujuy in northwestern Argentina…

Southeastern Kestrel Management on Fort Polk

September 10, 2013 by  
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In 1992, Fort Polk banded its first juvenile kestrels, which were from a nest located in an enlarged RCW cavity. The kestrel nest tree was within 100 feet of an RCW nest tree, which indicates that…

Explore Berkshire’s Beale Wildlife Park

May 7, 2013 by  
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Referred to locally as “The Peacock Farm”, Beale Wildlife Park and Gardens was founded in 1956 as a private park by Gilbert Beale – a collector and breeder of peacocks…

Create a Safe Haven for Birds in Your Garden

November 20, 2012 by  
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As urban areas become more and more built up, birds and wildlife are increasingly being forced out of their natural habitat. Gardeners can do much to alleviate the plight of birds by putting some thought into planning…

Solitary Eagle’s Nest Discovered in Belize:Part 2

August 13, 2012 by  
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To travel horizontally, a static soaring bird must descend and subsequently ascend using convective currents as an elevator, often in a slow cyclic pattern…

Solitary Eagle’s Nest Discovered in Belize:Part 3

August 13, 2012 by  
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n the morning of discovery, Stacia, Matt, Audrey and Roni hiked across the military exercise area,

northwest of Baldy Beacon…

Birding Along the Great Rift Valley Flyway in Israel

July 31, 2012 by  
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Located at the point where three continents meet, Israel has reported sightings of more than 500 species of birds, many of which stop-over during their migration between Europe/Western Asia to Africa…

Mynahs as Pet Birds

May 22, 2012 by  
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Mynah’s make fascinating pets and are the best mimics in the world of birds. Categorized amonst the softbills, these playful birds require special care, especially when it comes to diet.

Feathers, Fashion and Conservation

May 8, 2012 by  
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Chosen in 1953 as the symbol of the National Audubon Society in the United States, the Great Egret (Ardea Alba) represents an inspiring conservation success story. Had it not been for the dedicated efforts of bird-lovers, this majestic bird would have been hunted to extinction – all in the name of fashion. In the 19th century, the snowy white plumage of the Great Egret made the bird a target for hunters who were supplying the fashion industry in North America.

Avian Edutainment at Weltvogelpark Walsrode

April 10, 2012 by  
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overing more than 24 hectares, with more than four thousand birds representing 675 species from all around the world, Weltvogelpark Walsrode is a birding enthusiast’s paradise.

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