2017 UK General Election

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By Michael Smith (Veshengro) In a surprise move British Prime Minster Theresa May announced on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 that she is calling a snap general election for June 8, and on Wednesday, April 19, MPs have “overwhelmingly” backed her in this.

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Collaborative List – March 2017

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79 checklists were contributed for 624 birds during March and bring the running total for 2017 to 1162. 13 Jan 2017. 20 Jan 2017. 05 Jan 2017. 01 Jan 2017. 08 Jan 2017. 01 Jan 2017. 05 Jan 2017. 15 Jan 2017. 22 Jan 2017.

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Garden Press Event 2017

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Thursday, February 16, 2017 saw the 11th Garden Press Event at the Barbarian Two Exhibition Halls in the City of London.

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Raimat Saira Albariño (2017)

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Our wine of the week – the 2017 Raimat Saira Albariño – features these graceful, long-necked birds on its label, where the storks take shape in a flying formation of lovely geometric abstractions reminiscent of the work of Charley Harper. Raimat Saira Albariño (2017).

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Collaborative List – August 2017

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13 Jan 2017. 20 Jan 2017. 30 Apr 2017. 11 Apr 2017. 05 Jan 2017. 01 Jan 2017. 01 Jun 2017. 08 Jan 2017. 28 Mar 2017. 01 Jan 2017. 07 Jan 2017. 28 Jan 2017. 22 Jan 2017. 15 Jan 2017. 05 Jan 2017.

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2017 Bird Images

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For the last several years, I have produced a small run of calendars for my fiends and family. The best 12 images of the previous year.

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Collaborative List – April 2017

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Thus; As at April 30 th 2017, the collaborative year total stands at 1432 , with 895 species noted this month from 164 shared checklists. 13 Jan 2017. 20 Jan 2017. 30 Apr 2017. 11 Apr 2017. 05 Jan 2017. 01 Jan 2017. 08 Jan 2017. 28 Mar 2017.

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First Phoebe of 2017

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I saw my first migratory Eastern Phoebe of 2017 this morning, 12 March, at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, thus kicking off spring for myself over a week early. 2017 – 12 March.

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My Birding Goals for 2017

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Here’s hoping that 2017 is a much better year than 2016! Birding 2017Thank all that is good and holy in the world that the abomination that was 2016 is finally in the books. I know I will be doing my best to make it so, especially from a birding perspective.

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2017 Design Trends: Lighting

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2017 promises to be an exciting year in lighting design. Here’s a quick look at some of the new trends in lighting you can expect to see in 2017. Lighting 2017 lamp trends 2017 lighting trends modern lamps modern lighting trends pendant lights

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Jochen’s 2017 year list

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Therefore, this year’s goal is simple: In 2017, I want to enjoy birds as much as possible. Birding 2017 year listYes, here it is, another attempt at keeping a year list.

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The Collaborative List 2017 – January.

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For 2017, in keeping with all the top businesses, the list will be refreshed and re-branded. How many for 2017? During the month of January 2017, 187 checklists were submitted and 892 bird species were recorded. 13 Jan 2017. 20 Jan 2017. 05 Jan 2017.

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Diabolical Fall of 2017 Wood-Warbler Quiz

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It is autumn, the time of year when wood-warblers are allegedly at their most difficult. But that isn’t tough enough for 10,000 Birds readers: no, we have to make things a bit more, shall we say, diabolical?

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Solar Eclipse Expedition 2017

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Where will you be on August 21, 2017 when the solar eclipse passes through North America? Eclipse 2017 stands out because the path of totality cuts a wide swath through the United States and all of North America will have views of a partial eclipse.

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Collaborative List – May 2017

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May saw eBird’s Global Big Day, a collaborative effort that puts our humble endeavours in the shade. Our beats were out waving their binoculars around, contributing to the 50,000 checklists submitted and boosting the total which exceeded 6,500 species.

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Clare M’s 2017 Year List

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The black-headed Gouldian Finches have remained in the same area feeding on the grass seeds with the other finches and were our 75th bird for 2017 and the male Gouldian Finch features in the header photo. This list was last updated January 11th 2017. Birding 2017 listing year list

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Blue Quail Wine: Chardonnay (2017)

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Our feature this week is a 2017 Chardonnay from Blue Quail Wine of Hopland, California. Blue Quail Chardonnay (2017). The post Blue Quail Wine: Chardonnay (2017) appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Tips for Birding Costa Rica in October, 2017

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eBird your sightings : Always a worthwhile endeavor but especially for folks like me who want to identify more than 700 species during 2017. The tenth month of the year isn’t one that is commonly associated with birding in Costa Rica but no matter, it should be.

Grab a great read AND support Anti-Slavery Day on 18th October 2017

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Budget 2017: Solar industry facing devastating 800% tax increase

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of September 2017)

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Weatherwise around the world, this last weekend of September delivered a sneak preview of what each of us will likely enjoy or endure over the six months. We’re not fully into winter or summer yet, but the scent is in the air.

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Tips for Birding Costa Rica in 2017

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Wishing all birders who come to Costa Rica in 2017 the best of luck, hope to meet you while watching an antswarm! Are you on your way to Costa Rica? Planning a trip for later this year? Good choice, the birding is fantastic!

2017 Eclipse Telescope Feed [App State in Sylva, NC]

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Telescope link:  [link]. Here is a link to the live commentary:  [link

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of December 2017)

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With only a few weeks left before we turn the page on 2017, birders around the world have been burning their proverbial candles at both ends to observe as many birds as possible.

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2017 starts off with Black-throated Sparrows

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And so begins another New Year, another chance to start afresh. If you are the type to put together a list of resolutions, or goals, then the chance to make them a reality is upon you.

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Panama Trip Report: April 2017

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Can a family-focused trip—even to one of the world’s most biodiverse countries—deliver enough opportunities for avian observation to satisfy this serious world birder? If you have kids, you’re probably as curious as I was. The short answer, I’m happy to report, is a resounding yes.

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STIHL unveil new ultra-compact Cordless Chainsaw for 2017

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For 2017, the STIHL range expands once again, although this time into new, unprecedented territory, with the launch of the new ultra-compact MSA 100 B-NS1 cordless chainsaw. As the world’s leading manufacturer of chainsaws and garden power tools, we understand what our customers need to get the job done as effectively and easily as possible.

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AERE sessions at the 2017 Southern Economic Association meetings

Environmental Economics

The conference will be held November 17-19, 2017 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina in Tampa, FL. The conference will conclude on Sunday, November 19, 2017.    One semi-interesting fact: The 2017 AERE/SEA meetings, with fewer overall sessions, has twice as many sessions devoted to stated preferences than the 2017 AERE Summer Meeting

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of March 2017)

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We may be mere weeks away from rolling over into a new season, but the one we’re mired in may feel a lot to you like a permanent climatic moment. Worry not. This too, like everything else, will pass!

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HEINZ ENLISTS SCHOOLS FOR 2017 ‘GROW YOUR OWN’

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Heinz Tomato Ketchup is launching its ‘Grow Your Own’ promotional campaign across the UK from March 2017. New for 2017 is brand new educational programme partnering schools with the recently launched Heinz Tomato Ketchup 50% Less Sugar & Salt variant. This year (the fifth in a row the activity has run) will see more than 500,000 tomato seed packs given away to schools and consumers.

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National Pumpkin Sowing Day announced by Thompson & Morgan – 12th April 2017

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So we’ve decided to set April 12 th as National Pumpkin Sowing Day 2017. As sponsors of the UK’s giant pumpkin growing competition each autumn at the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth's annual event in Southampton, Thompson & Morgan is launching National Pumpkin Sowing Day on April 12 th.

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2017 Solar Eclipse: The Lesson I Learned in the Dark.

Elephant Journal

Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood 2017 darkness death life lesson moon mother nature shadows solar eclipse sunThere, in the shadows of the eclipse, I had to face my own shadow my own resistance to the dark and the unknown and the uncertainty.

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VEGAN FOOD SPECIALISTS VBITES TO UNVEIL FOUR NEW PRODUCTS AT INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND DRINK EVENT IFE 2017

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Vegan food specialists VBites will be unveiling four new additions to its range of 100% natural plant based foods at IFE 2017, the UK’s biggest food and drink trade show.

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of December 2017?

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Don’t panic yet, but do plan for how you’ll spend the rest of 2017 making this birding year one to remember.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of January 2017)

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The year 2016 is done and gone and 2017 beckons us onward, bright and new and shiny, hopefully full of birds. Here’s hoping everyone has a wonderful 2017, full of amazing birds and experiences.

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Where Are You Birding This Last Weekend of April 2017?

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With April almost over, the real meat of migration fast approaches. At some point, everyone gets hit with a wave of winged travelers zooming towards their breeding or wintering ground. If that time hasn’t come for you yet, get ready.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of September 2017)

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Some of us had long weekends and made them count. Some of us had short weekends or none at all and still made them count. No matter how much time you can spare, you MUST respond to the spectacle of migration taking place right now.

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First Bird of the Year, 2017

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It’s 2017! Birding 2017 first bird of the yearWhat was your first bird of the year? Share it, and the story, in the comment section. Hopefully, it was a good one!

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of September 2017?

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Fall migration may want for some of the kaleidoscope colors adorning spring birds, but this time of year offers some of the most exciting birding you can ask for. If, that is, you get out and enjoy it!

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of 2017?

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Now that most of the gift giving and bird counting has been discharged, before the revels and resolutions of the final night of the year, I like to sit–somewhere warm, of course–and consider a cheerful verse from Oliver Herford : I heard a bird sing. In the dark of December.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of September 2017)

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Anyone lucky enough to be high and dry these days can surely appreciate how many birds are on the move. Keep your bins handy, because you never know what you’ll see out there.

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Tussock Jumper: Cabernet Sauvignon (2017)

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Tussock Jumper Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon (2017). The post Tussock Jumper: Cabernet Sauvignon (2017) appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Only a few days ago this week, we passed the midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2017?

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If your part of the world is dealing with the levels of meteorological turmoil my part is, you’ll remember the wild weather of March 2017 for a long, long time.

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