Birdsong Apps Pose Threat to Breeding

Birdsong Apps Pose Threat to Breeding

June 18, 2013 by  
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Bird watching as a hobby has been traced back to the late-18th century as portrayed in the works of English naturalists and ornithologists Gilbert White, Thomas Bewick and George Montagu…

Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival 2012

September 26, 2012 by  
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The 20th annual Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Festival offers the perfect opportunity to experience wildlife at its best…

Sigurgeirs Bird Museum in Iceland

October 11, 2011 by  
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Surrounded by volcanic landforms and wetlands, Lake Mývatn, located near the Krafla volcano in the north of Iceland, is home to a wide range of birdlife, particularly waterfowl. Its rich biodiversity and intriguing geology continues to attract biologists, naturalists, geologists and bird watchers from around the world.

Feather Degrading Bacteria Studied

December 21, 2009 by  
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The existence of feather degrading bacteria in wild birds was only discovered for the first time approximately ten years ago. This natural phenomenon has therefore been plaguing ornithologists with more questions than answers and sparked the undertaking of the recent studies done to explore the effects feather degrading bacteria has on birds, and in which birds this occurrence is more common.

Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)

February 9, 2009 by  
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Most commonly found in the American tropics and subtropics, the Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) is a fairly large bird that generally nests around well-watered areas or lakes and rivers. Besides being found on the mainland of North America as far up as Rio Grand and the Californian coast through to Mexico, Central America and the […]

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