2014 Orlando Wetlands Festival

2014 Orlando Wetlands Festival

November 29, 2013 by  
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The City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society and Orange County Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to present an event promoted as the ‘Best Wetlands Festival in the United States’. In addition to workshops, field trips and other bird-related activities…

FeatherFest 2013

March 7, 2013 by  
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FeatherFest offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to experience birding and nature photography at its very best in a series of outdoor adventures…

Waterbird Conservation in the African-Eurasian Flyway

October 9, 2012 by  
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As a joint effort between BirdLife International and Wetlands International, and supported by UNEP-GEF (the United Nations Environment Program -Global Environment Facility) and a number of donors and partners…

Montezuma Muckrace Birding Competition 2012

August 16, 2012 by  
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As one of New York State’s prime birding destinations, Montezuma offers birders a memorable event as birds are counted within the boundaries of the complex…

Pacific Flyway Migratory Birds Assisted by Rice Farmers

July 3, 2012 by  
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Following the introduction of rice as a food crop during the California gold rush, farmers reportedly battled to find the ideal growing conditions for decades before discovering the right combination of terrain and rice varieties which has turned California into the largest producer of medium and short gain japonica (sushi) rice in the United States.

Wings ‘n Water Festival 2012

June 15, 2012 by  
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The new and improved Wings ‘n Water Festival offers a family-fun, weekend of birding activities for all ages…

9th Annual Galveston FeatherFest

December 22, 2010 by  
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The Galveston FeatherFest is one of the biggest bird watching events in Texas, where some 200 bird species can be spotted. Excursions by boat, bus and kayak will take visitors to bays, beaches, wetlands, coastal praires, upland wood mottes and bay marshes. Besides field trips, a number of seminars will be held, including photography, birding [...]

Rwanda Celebrates its Birdlife at Britain’s National Birdfair

August 20, 2009 by  
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Visitors to this year’s British Birdfair in Rutland will discover the wonders of Rwanda’s birds, from the Great Blue Turaco to the most sought after Shoebill stork. The Rwanda Development Board/Tourism and Conservation will be showcasing the country named “Land of a Thousand Hills”, from the 21-23 August 2009.

Gadwall (Anas strepera)

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Anas strepera or as it is commonly known, the Gadwall, is a common and widespread duck of the Anatidae family. It is basically a grey-coloured dabbling duck with a black rear end. When you look more closely at the grey colouring you will notice that it is made up of delicate speckling and barring. [...]

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) is a well-known bird of prey throughout the world and amongst the largest in North America. Osprey populations decreased due to pesticide poisoning during the 1950s to the 1970s. Although their numbers improved after the ban of DDT, they remain on threatened species and endangered species lists in some localities. Ospreys [...]

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