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Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition-A Book Review

Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition-A Book Review

8 hours ago   |   10,000 Birds

I did not prepare properly when I went to the Galápagos. Reading over my email from that period, I can't believe I ended up there at all-I was working on a chaotic project at...
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Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China - part 1

Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China - part 1

1 day ago   |   10,000 Birds

Nonggang is a rural place in Guangxi with a nice landscape somewhat reminiscent of coastal Northern Vietnam. One of the reasons for birders to come here is to see the Nonggang...
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Locked in Guangxi: An epidemic adventure, searching for birds

Locked in Guangxi: An epidemic adventure, searching for birds

2 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

By Louis-Jean Germain Influenced by his mother, Louis-Jean Germain has long been interested in art, and in recent years, he has become an avid painter of Asian birds. Having...
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Bird-watching from the bitumen

Bird-watching from the bitumen

2 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Due to the recent flooding rains we are still restricted as to where we can go bird-watching. Often the rainfall is isolated and the storms arrive at any time of day or night...
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Binoculars Redux

Binoculars Redux

2 days ago   |   Ornithology

I'm not going to provide another review of binoculars as there are lots of those on the Frankly, I think the best thing is to try binoculars in person and if they work for you...
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Oh, the Orioles!

Oh, the Orioles!

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Recently, I wrote about my many and fortunate interactions with biologist friends in 2021. I mentioned taking an ornithologist friend to the nearby property of a botanist...
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Birding Shanghai in January 2023

Birding Shanghai in January 2023

5 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

(Boring bureaucratic note to dissuade casual readers: This post covers birds seen in Shanghai in January 2023, except for those seen at Tianmashan - these are shown in a...
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Beaks and Bills

Beaks and Bills

9 days ago   |   Ornithology

Beaks and bills are the same structure, although beak was once used when referring to hooked bills. The beak is the only tool a bird has, used in finding and capturing and...
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“Birds - Poetry in the Sky”

“Birds - Poetry in the Sky”

9 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

One need not ponder whether Birds: Poetry in the Sky is more a bird book or an art book: it fits each category. But whatever shelf it belongs on is really irrelevant - it's...
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Isolated showers shouldn't keep you at home!

Isolated showers shouldn't keep you at home!

9 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

At this time of year in Broome we regularly encounter isolated showers and they can be torrential, but they may only be over a small area. It might be raining at home, but go...
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Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition-A Book Review

Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition-A Book Review

I did not prepare properly when I went to the Galápagos. Reading over my email from that period, I can't believe I ended up there at all-I was working on a chaotic project at... Read more ...

Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China - part 1

Birding Nonggang, Guangxi, China - part 1

Nonggang is a rural place in Guangxi with a nice landscape somewhat reminiscent of coastal Northern Vietnam. One of the reasons for birders to come here is to see the Nonggang... Read more ...