Top ten birds for 2016

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White-breasted Dipper has to be my number one bird for 2016 and it is quite simply a beautiful little bird that we had never observed in the UK! So, that is my top ten for 2016 and I hope that you all had some great times birding this past year. Birding 2016 best bird Top 10

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My Top Ten Birds of 2016

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The year 2016 has been a pretty good year. Here’s hoping your 2016 was as full of great birds as mine was. Birding 2016 Top 10

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Combined Beat list for 2016

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Should the fancy take you, you could call up a 10,000 Birds life list (from 2016 onwards. 22 Jan 2016. 08 Jan 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 22 Jan 2016. 22 Jan 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 05 Mar 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 08 Jan 2016. 03 Jan 2016. 03 Jan 2016. 15 Jan 2016. 03 Jan 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 02 Jan 2016. 29 Jan 2016. 05 Jan 2016. 05 Jan 2016. 05 Mar 2016.

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CNREP 2016

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Staycation 2016

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The summer holidays are almost upon us in Britain, and also in other parts of Europe and people may, at present consider as to whether – if they have not booked already – to spend their money to go abroad or to rather vacation at home.

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Buy Nothing Day 2016

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On Friday, November 25, 2016, the day the American's trend to call “Black Friday” and which we have, it would appear, begun to do so as well, we are celebrating – for lack of a better word – Buy Nothing Day, a 24 hour moratorium on consumer spending.

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National Tree Week 2016

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National Tree Week has an added resonance this year as 2016 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the famous landscape architect who transformed views from so many of our best loved country estates, parks and gardens.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

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“ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.”—Walt

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Combined Beats’ List – July 2016

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Should the fancy take you, you could call up a 10,000 Birds life list (from 2016 onwards. 29 Jan 2016. 09 Jan 2016. 17 Mar 2016. 20 Feb 2016. 28 May 2016. 22 Jan 2016. 08 Jan 2016. 01 Jan 2016. 22 Jan 2016. 10 Feb 2016.

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National Vegetarian Week 2016

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National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes.

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Green bliss: BaliSpirit Festival 2016

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| Green Travel News | Now in its ninth year, the BaliSpirit Festival (March 29-April 3, 2016) is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Asia Bali Indonesia Ubud Bali green festival BaliSpirit Festival 2016 best yoga festival best yoga festival in 2016 Green Travel News

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Solabaration! 2016

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Folks along the Front Range of Colorado, come drive the cold winter away tonight with dance, song, story, cheer, xtreme juggling, a mummers’ play and more. All ages are welcome. I’m honored to be one of the three dance callers. Click on the sun for info. Save Save SaveFiled under: Announcements, Arts, Dance Tagged: Colorado, […]. Announcements Arts Dance Colorado contra dance Solabration winter solstice

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Highlights from the 2016 Arenal, Costa Rica Christmas Count

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But enough of that, now for some highlights from the first count of the season in Costa Rica, the 2016 Arenal Christmas Count !: The Christmas Count season has begun! For us birders who partake, this is a big deal.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of November 2016)

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Will 2016 never end? While Americans gear up for the face-stuffing family time that is Thanksgiving the rest of the world looks on in horror as the Trump administration starts to take shape. Will you survive Thanksgiving with your politically opposite family?

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Chefs predict green menu trends for 2016

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Green Travel News Xtras dining trends 2016 food trends 2016 green travel trends| Green Travel News | Next year’s restaurant menus will be getting greener.

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First Phoebe of 2016

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I saw my first migratory Eastern Phoebe of 2016 on 18 March at Kissena Park, thus kicking off spring for myself two days early. As I have for the last several years, I will now ask the same question of midwesterners and northeasterners that I ask every year: When did you see your first Eastern Phoebe of 2016? Below are my first dates for the last ten years if you are really interested in such things… 2016 – 18 March.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of November 2016)

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Little things, you may have heard, mean a lot. Montgomery wrote that it’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.

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SAC in 2016

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The following is reblogged from the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness’ Open Access blog. It was a great honor to serve as their Keynote speaker.

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Some benefit-cost analysis at #IIFET 2016

Environmental Economics

Source: Dale Squires et al., "Cost-benefit analysis of unilateral conservation of a transboundary bycatch resource," IIFET 2016

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12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. For most of us, the beginning of a new year inspires plans for a bigger adventure than the year before. A place more diverse, more thrilling (or relaxing!), more exotic.

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Wood at Architect@Work London 2016

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This year's London ARCHITECT@WORK had chosen wood as its theme. To honor this beautiful material, London's SCIN GALLERY, Materials Library and Resource, presented a collection of wood curiosities called Growth Rings.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of October 2016?

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Leaf peeping carries a special connotation for those of us more interested in what is flying amidst the foliage. But many parts of the northern temperate zones have attained the height of autumnal splendor just in time for the weekend.

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Combined Beats List – June 2016

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Should the fancy take you, you could call up a 10,000 Birds life list (from 2016 onwards (backdating has not been ruled out, but logistics make it unlikely) for a particular location or simply study the rest of the checklist from which the link was chosen. 27 Jun 2016. 26 Jun 2016. 26 Jun 2016. 23 Jun 2016. 17 Jun 2016. 11 Jun 2016. 11 Jun 2016. 11 Jun 2016. 04 Jun 2016. 04 Jun 2016. 03 Jun 2016. 03 Jun 2016.

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Pat’s Top Ten Bird Species from Costa Rica, 2016

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Now for my top ten species identified by moi over the course of 2016 and not in any real order: 1 Jabiru. A calling bird through the scope at Hitoy Cerere was a wonderful one for 2016. Birding 2016 best bird Top 10

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Combined Beats’ List, May 2016

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Should the fancy take you, you could call up a 10,000 Birds life list (from 2016 onwards. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 25 May 2016. 24 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016. 22 May 2016.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of September 2016?

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At last, all around the world, people are noticing how interesting life is becoming. September has always been busy for students and their extended support networks, but running parallel to the course of school and activities is a gradual unfolding of one season into another.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of October 2016)

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At least one weekend a year, bats–particularly the vampiric kind–command more attention than birds, at least from most people. Nature lovers, on the other hand, find time for wildlife watching every weekend.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of October 2016?

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In every temperate zone comes a moment in spring and a similar one in fall when, all of a sudden, POOF… like magic, the migrants are gone. Maybe you live somewhere reliable for rarities, in which case that unfortunate time may not fall for some time yet.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of November 2016)

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We may not see as many 2016 species as Arjan Dwarshuis ( epic! ), but happiness is a journey, not a destination, right? This calendar year is slipping away, but we still have plenty of time before the ball drops on December 31 to add more birds to our respective lists.

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of 2016?

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Another memorable year pulls to a close with the new one bumping up behind it. Did you see enough birds this year? Do you see the ones you wanted to see, in the places you desired to visit, with the friends whose camaraderie you appreciate?

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La Vieille Ferme: Rouge (2016)

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La Vieille Ferm Rouge (2016). I’ve been dragging my feet on wine reviews here at Booze and Birds for quite some time.

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of November 2016?

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Wouldn’t you love to visit the Amazon? How about for free ? Isn’t funny that America’s most avian-centric holiday focuses on bird eating, not bird watching? Perhaps it’s fitting. I’m already looking forward to turkey leftovers for lunch!

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of November 2016?

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Enjoy this last weekend before Election Day 2016… who knows where any of us will be birding next weekend!

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Ten Tips to bring Chaos into Balance after 2016 made us World-Weary.

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Has 2016 been a h*ll of a ride or what? Enlightened Society Right Livelihood current events election 2016 politics Standing Rock Syria world-weary

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The 2016 Presidential Election: Psychic Prediction. {Video}

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Before you shake your head and discount what you haven't heard yet, just listen.

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Wrapping up a very good 2016

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In an effort to look back on the year, I have added, and deleted, written and scratched off, a list of birds that would represent my “Best Ten Birds” of 2016. As the year begins to wind down, I have taken to a bit of reminiscing.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of December 2016)

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Around this time of year (or much, much earlier) we start hearing those beloved carols everywhere we go. But I don’t need reminding that it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Unlike most of you, I live in what is currently the second snowiest city in the United States.

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Clare M’s 2016 Year List

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We started our birding year at home in the garden and then headed for the last remaining water in the ephemeral lakes and returned to town across the open plains to visit the shores of Roebuck Bay to add the majority of our local shorebirds to the 2016 Year List. This list was last updated January 10th 2016. Birding 2016 listing year listWell, another New Year crept up on us once again and once again I will commit to listing on the website!

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of November 2016)

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As the long Thanksgiving weekend ends (at least around here) and an excess of conspicuous consumerism ensues, we’ll all do well in the coming weeks and months to consider how best to close out this calendar year. What are your values? More important, are you living them?

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of December 2016?

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So you still have time to add species you missed at the beginning of the year to your 2016 list. Mid-December is an interesting time for birding, insofar as winter (or summer, in the Southern Hemisphere) species precede the official arrival of the season.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of October 2016)

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Another weekend, another opportunity to regret not spending enough time outdoors. Anyone out there know how that feels? Between work and weather, I didn’t see much this weekend, but my kids and I spotted a mesmerizing flock of European Starlings wheeling about in intricate formations.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of December 2016)

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The vibe of generosity that pervades the holiday season makes us imagine we’ll be showered with gifts everywhere we go. Yet the frenzy of giving does not extend into nature, any more that it normally does.

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of October 2016?

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Without pointing to specifics, it is safe to say that the world seems pretty scary right now, particularly for those of us concerned with protecting nature and endangered animals and ecosystems. Good thing Halloween has arrived to replace real fears with pretend ones.

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