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Hagerman NWR: Birding Amidst Oil Wells

Hagerman NWR: Birding Amidst Oil Wells

4 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Last year, I compiled a subjective list of the Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding. Based on comments from other birders, I added ten “Honorable Mention” sites for a...
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UPDATE: Couple Who Saved Dog From Icy Lake Enjoy A Day Of Surprises On ‘Ellen'

UPDATE: Couple Who Saved Dog From Icy Lake Enjoy A Day Of Surprises On ‘Ellen'

24 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Updated: 11/20/19 Earlier this month, middle school teacher, Bryant Fritz headed to Illinois' Lake Kaufman for a relaxing day of fishing. Instead of a cooler full of fish, he...
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Birds Predicting the Weather

Birds Predicting the Weather

27 days ago   |   Ornithology

Continuing a previous discussion of pseudoscientific and simply nonsensical beliefs about birds, let's talk about the weather. Some of these actually make a bit of sense. “When...
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Arivaca Lake- The last stop before Mexico

Arivaca Lake- The last stop before Mexico

1 month ago   |   10,000 Birds

For most avian migrants heading south towards Mexico, Central and South America, crossing thru the Arizona desert areas can provide very few water, food and resting areas. If...
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The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs

The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs

4 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Every few years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to calculate the economic contribution of National Wildlife Refuge visitation to local communities. The most recent...
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Video: Shark Attack on Dog Prompts Pack to Spring Into Action

Video: Shark Attack on Dog Prompts Pack to Spring Into Action

5 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

You can almost hear the music in the background. Dun dun...dun dun! Thank you Steven Spielberg for terrifying beachgoers throughout the years with the 1970's hit Jaws. Seeing a...
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What is a “Nonessential Experimental” California Condor?

What is a “Nonessential Experimental” California Condor?

6 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently proposed reintroducing California Condors in the Pacific Northwest. Although sometimes thought of a bird of the Southwest, the...
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Roxie and The Feather Lab

Roxie and The Feather Lab

6 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

Roxie Laybourne at the Smithsonian Part of my job as a professor and ornithologist was managing the university's vertebrate museum. Students and faculty used stuffed specimens...
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Amazing Dog Swimming 135 Miles from Land Rescued by Oil Rig Workers

7 monthes ago   |   iHeart Dogs

Imagine this. You're working on an oil rig about 135 miles off the coast of Thailand. You're in the middle of the ocean going about your day when you notice something...
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Australian Pelicans

Australian Pelicans

8 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Australian Pelicans - Pelecanus conspicillatus are easily observed at the Broome Poo Ponds as they roost on the banks of the ponds. The Australian Pelicans really can't be...
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