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A helping hand for mourning doves

A helping hand for mourning doves

1 month ago   |   Animal Life

A mourning dove nest. Mourning doves have a well-earned reputation for being really lousy nest builders. Some actually manage to assemble a nest, although most other birds...
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Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior, by John Kricher - a review

Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior, by John Kricher - a review

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

This year has been bountiful in books about bird behavior from the likes of David Allen Sibley , Helen Macdonald, Jennifer Ackerman , Wenfei Tong, and others. The latest is the...
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Highlights from Costa Rica, Global Bird Weekend, 2020

Highlights from Costa Rica, Global Bird Weekend, 2020

2 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

If the birding world had an official holiday, it would have to be Global Big Day. No other date captures the attention of so many birders, no other day is dedicated to the...
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A Birder Attends a Ornithology Conference - Part II

A Birder Attends a Ornithology Conference - Part II

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Last week, I “attended” the virtual North American Ornithological Conference. Because NAOC is so large, it is more accurate to say I sampled small parts of the enormous...
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A Birder Attends a Ornithology Conference

A Birder Attends a Ornithology Conference

5 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

The North American Ornithological Conference is held every four years. It seems that pretty much everyone who is anyone in ornithology in the Western Hemisphere attends, making...
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The First Bird Guides

The First Bird Guides

5 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

It wasn't until my junior year in college when I took ornithology and started watching birds. My first bird guide was a Peterson. We didn't ask for a bird guide when we wanted...
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Eponymous and Other Bird Names

Eponymous and Other Bird Names

5 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

In 1851, John P. McCown, an amateur ornithologist and army officer stationed in Texas, shot a group of birds. Examining his kills, he noted two birds he'd never seen before and...
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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

6 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

About once a week I get contacted through my website Ornithology.com regarding a baby bird. Often the explanation is that the “baby fell out of the nest.” Typically, the baby...
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Birding in the Delhi area Part 2

Birding in the Delhi area Part 2

6 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

As I simply saw too many interesting birds during my short Delhi birding trip in 2019, I decided to cover the trip in two separate posts. Having a scientific background, I...
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Janet Turner, Bird Artist

Janet Turner, Bird Artist

6 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

Snow Geese The following is from my latest book, The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art through Forty Artists. Janet Turner was one of the artists I discussed...
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Locusts and Oriental Pratincoles around Broome

Locusts and Oriental Pratincoles around Broome

Although we have not had a lot of rain recently there has been enough to turn the dry dusty landscape into a lush green environment. We often think about how deceiving it would... Read more ...

Pat's Costa Rica Bird List, 2021

Pat's Costa Rica Bird List, 2021

2021 is already well underway, are you birding? I hope so because watching a flock of redpolls bound through wintery airs that echo with the calls of crows is nature connection... Read more ...