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Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds: An Identification Guide–A Book Review

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Be careful how you Google ‘bird of paradise’!

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Protected: Ecopsych Training – Mindfulness in Nature course readings

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Warblers that Warble

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I have commented before in my posts that most of our Warblers here in central Mexico never actually warble. This tendency is so marked that the Spanish name for Wood Warblers, Chipe, comes not from their mating songs, but from their typical feeding calls: cheep… cheep… cheep.

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ARS long-reach pruner – Product review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ARS-160-0.6 long-reach pruner is a cut and hold snipper, ideally suited for pruning of roses, for instance, but also for other tasks, including harvesting certain crops.

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RFF | Request for Proposals: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Environmental Economics

I'm posting this RFP at the request of Dick Morgenstern and Art Fraas. This is a great project. coincidentally, I recently purchased Economic Analysis a the EPA , ed. by Morgenstern and have read the intro, conclusions, and all the parts about estimating benefits.

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Upcycled oranges are used for CBD in Japan

Green Prophet

CBD is a molecule that’s not only found in cannabis and hemp oil. Japanese researchers squeeze it from oranges too. It takes a plague to figure out where we are putting our fears, our stress, or biggest worries.

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Emerging birding destinations: Serbia

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The coronavirus has locked us all in, literally, doing something that was totally unthinkable only a few months ago: it has prevented us from birding abroad! And now we are all dreaming about new destinations to explore, once airports are working again and borders re-open.

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What is the Best Type of Farm for Birding?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When it comes to agricultural lands, new research shows some are better for birds than others. From the Field Agriculture Birds Ecosystem Services TNC Science Wildlife

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5 Reasons to Travel by Campervan

Eco Friendly Daily

A definite for everyone’s bucket list, at least once in your life you should try campervan travel. Take charge of your holiday and sit behind the wheel of your own trip, there are plenty of reasons to rent a campervan for your next holiday.

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Strange Desert Kites are how ancient man trapped his kill

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The local Bedouin knew about them for thousands of years but in the 1920s, pilots of the Royal Air Force flying over the deserts of Israel, Jordan and Egypt saw mysterious line shapes in the ground that they named “Desert Kites” Because their outlines, as seen from the air in their planes, reminded them of airborne kites.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of May 2020)

10,000 Birds

May delivers one of those amazing times of the year when we’re too busy looking at birds to sit around talking about them.

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Fragile vs. Resilient Food Systems

The Green Changemakers

Source: Films for Action "Covid is shining the spotlight on the fragility of the linear systems that we have come to rely on. In many countries, particularly in the US, the food system has been thrown into chaos. The industrial food system is inherently fragile.

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Nature Journal Confidential

Nature Conservancy - Science

You don’t have to be a good artist or writer to reap the many rewards of keeping a nature journal. You just have to be curious. From the Field Birds Mammal Watching Outdoor Rec Wildlife

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Las Vegas. Sin City. Disneyland for Adults

Eco Friendly Daily

There are a lot of misconceptions about Las Vegas that you might hear before you go; the main one being it is only good if you like to gamble.

A lab created diamond for my forever love

Green Prophet

Say I do with a lab grown diamond. The ethical choice. Remember that story years ago about turning your loved one’s ashes into a diamond ? That was the first time I heard about lab-grown diamonds, and well that’s what we are expected to return to anyway, no?

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Back to the Forest – but first, Flamingos!

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There aren’t many places on the planet where one can mention the words ‘forest’ and ‘flamingo’ together. Far less experience the two in a single morning.

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Inner Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] How do we navigate the intensity of emotions and reactions stirred up by climate change, or COVID-19 for that matter? How do we come to a place of peace, compassion, forgiveness and life-affirming action?

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How Hitchhiking Oysters Build New Reefs

Nature Conservancy - Science

In Australia, juvenile oysters hitch rides on mud whelks, subjecting them to a slow-motion death by starvation. Killer oysters. Sort of. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Asia Pacific Conservation Science Oceans Restoration

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Top 3 Alternatives to Mined Diamonds

Eco Chic

Not every great piece of jewelry starts with a mined diamond stone. In fact, not. everyone favors the look of mined diamonds. That said, there are tons of different. options out there that will cater to the needs of anyone looking for a distinct piece of. jewelry offset with a gorgeous stone.

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Sustainable urban design in Rotterdam, my hometown

Green Prophet

When thinking about cities in the Netherlands, most people picture canals lined with charming old houses and narrow brick alleyways. Don’t expect to find any of that in Rotterdam. This is not your typical Dutch city.

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Some of America’s Avian Treasures

10,000 Birds

North America is home to many amazing bird species, including several which require a special effort to see and appreciate.

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Stories for a Regenerative Culture

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] “Relation is the essence of everything that exists.” — Master Eckhart When we look closer, we discover that Life is an explosion of relation, everywhere around and inside of us.

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An Encounter with Mating Gopher Snakes

Nature Conservancy - Science

Observing snakes is sure to wake you out of a trail-run trance. From the Field Wildlife Herps

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May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

10,000 Birds

May migration is legendary. It’s when Biggest Week happens, in many places, the fifth month is when it gets truly warm, when we can forget about winter. For myself and surely thousands of other birders, May is when I saw my first of many birds.

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How Many Birders Are There, Really? (Updated)

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How many birders are there in America? For such a simple question, it turns out there are very few solid estimates. Indeed, there appears to be just one and it is cited repeatedly. Every few years, the U.S.

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Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos return to Broome

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Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos have become a regular sight around Broome in recent weeks. They are usually heard before they are seen and call raucously as they slowly move across the sky. The wing beat of the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo always appears very slow for such a large bird.

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The Longest (and Shortest) Hour

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Luck is a funny thing. It always presents itself in unexpected ways, seemingly to deliberately confuse and mislead. Last year we reunited with a couple good friends who flew in to T&T for a few days and headed to the remote village of Grande Riviere.

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Grateful for My Yard Birds

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It had been a long day. My four-month-old – having received his vaccinations the day before – promptly developed a temperature. Normally we wouldn’t have worried, but these days any sign of a fever is extra stressful.

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My First Birdathon

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Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. I have been birding for about seven years now – time flies when you’re having fun. However, until this spring I had yet to participate in some of birding’s most time-honored traditions: a Birdathon.

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“It’s a good life”: Donald Kroodsma’s Birdsong

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Taking Time to #SketchWithSibley

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David Sibley’s sketch of an Atlantic Puffin. I sat down at my dining room table, its wooden surface covered by a wrinkled white tablecloth scattered with work-from-home items; my laptops, notebooks, a speaker, various dishes and coffee mugs.

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Birding Shanghai in May

10,000 Birds

Don`t worry – after having written about birding Shanghai in April a few weeks ago, I will not continue this theme for longer – not that much to write about in June and July. But May is a good time for birding here, and thus worth a post.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of May 2020)

10,000 Birds

I can’t recall a year when birders were as thrilled to see the month of May pass as we all are in 2020. I wonder why that is… To add insult to the daily ration of injury, temperatures in Rochester plummeted from sweltering to near-freezing in the space of four days.

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Woodland for sale

10,000 Birds

As of next month I am assuming that the airline industry will have no further use for my services and a bleak outlook looms. On the other side of the coin, I will have a lot of time on my hands and 8.5 acres of ancient woodland.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of May 2020)

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Those of us in the United States are celebrating Memorial Day Weekend, normally a time to gather with friends and family for barbecues, beach outings, and other fun group activities.

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Southern Boobook near Broome

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Two weeks ago I mentioned that we rarely got rain at this time of year. However, sometimes it does rain and on 26th May we had our wettest May day on record for Broome! In town there was 93mm over a couple of hours and the rain has spread throughout the Kimberley in recent days.

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Starling Spectacle

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It has often been said that a murmuration of starlings is one of the most spectacular sights in nature. When a huge flock of birds wheels and creates beautiful patterns through the ebb and flow of swirling bodies against a setting sun, all one can do is sit in wonder.

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