Collaborative List – November 2018

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The year and life lists have been pushed to 2214 and 3564 respectively. 23 May 2018. 12 Jun 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 05 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – October 2018

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The Year list has reached 2176 and the life total has nudged forward to 3560 with the sighting of a a Scarlet Myzomela by Grant and Clare. 27 Oct 2018. 27 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 25 Oct 2018. 22 Oct 2018.

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Collaborative list – September 2018

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They noted 598 species as a team, bringing the year total to 2118 and pushing the life list to 3555. 29 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 28 Sep 2018. 27 Sep 2018. 25 Sep 2018. 25 Sep 2018. 24 Sep 2018.

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Collaborative List – July 2018

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Donna was first amongst beats to reach North Dakota and brought the number of Lower 48s to 32, adding Sharp-tailed Grouse , Sprague’s Pipit and LeConte’s Sparrow to the life list. The Year List has reached 2047 and the Life List, 3534. 28 Jul 2018. 27 Jul 2018.

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Collaborative list – August 2018

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The year list stands at 2074 and the life list has reached 3544. 30 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 29 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 26 Aug 2018. 25 Aug 2018. 24 Aug 2018. 23 Aug 2018.

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Collaborative List – June 2018

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The Year List has been boosted to 1999 and the Life List has passed another landmark to reach 3519. 23 May 2018. 12 Jun 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018.

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Collaborative List – May 2018

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The life list, now into its 3rd year stands at 3424. 23 May 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 13 Apr 2018. 04 Apr 2018. 19 Jan 2018. 13 Mar 2018. 03 Apr 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 03 Apr 2018.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of December 2018?

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Last year, I probably logged more winter birding days than during any other period of my life, routinely schlepping through snowy conditions for– obviously — Snowy Owls and the like. The post Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of December 2018?

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Collaborative List – March 2018

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Tom, Redgannet, Jason, Pat (and Claire and Grant from their February sightings) have nosed the life sum to 3331. 31 Mar 2018. 30 Mar 2018. 28 Mar 2018. 28 Mar 2018. 26 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018. 25 Mar 2018.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of December 2018)

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While doing a survey of bird life at Edgemere Landfill he was pleased to see the largest flock of American Pipits he’d ever had in Queens. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (First of December 2018) appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Collaborative List – February 2018

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The Life List was also pushed forward by 3 to 3285. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018. 05 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 13 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 06 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018.

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Collaborative List – January 2018

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Within the week they had achieved the same measure against the life list. A line plotted against the law of diminishing returns describes an increasingly downward curve and a lister’s life is destined to follow that decline. 01 Jan 2018. 01 Jan 2018. 20 Jan 2018.

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Pied Oystercatcher breeding season 2018

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Thankfully due to the long life span of this bird species the population appears to be somewhat stable at the moment.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of January 2018)

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Not only did I pick up my life Golden Eagle on New Year’s Day, but now the Philadelphia Eagles are going to the Super Bowl. Maybe my perspective is biased, but if you’re feeling left out, you should be making 2018 your Year of the Eagle as well.

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of 2018?

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Maybe 2018 is starting off too cold or too hot or with too much bomb cyclone for your tastes. A new year is upon us, my friends! What does it matter? We still have birds.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of April 2018)

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On the other hand, at one point, I was surrounded by more Golden-crowned Kinglets than I’ve ever encountered in my life, so the birding wasn’t all bad. Another weekend, another example of how volatile weather patterns have become.

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Greater Sand Plover with abnormal colouration 2018 update

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This marked individual had completely normal plumage when it was captured and marked in 2012 during its second year of life, but over the period of mid-November 2016 until December 29th 2016 its plumage changed dramatically. Last year we had an odd observation concerning a Greater Sand Plover.

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House Finches Feeding on Seaside Goldenrod

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Though the flowers are long gone, along with the trademark, bright yellow coloration, they still sustain life through the many seeds still attached to the plant.

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Serbia self-drive birding tour planning

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those I haven’t seen in my life, or in the country). This October, a previously unknown name shined in the eBird alerts in Serbia: Raphael Nussbaumer.

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The Little Big Year – Week 42: Tucson’s Sweetwater Wetlands.

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While nothing from this area was new to my Life, or Little Big Year list, it is such a wonderful area, that I will be a frequent visitor. Just a few miles northwest of downtown Tucson, the Sweetwater Wetlands is truly a birding gem.

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surviving lifes invisible rat race

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For the last decade I have been trying to find myself, accept myself and learn to love myself. That may seem like a ridiculous amount of time to spend on such a simple thing but in this fast-paced world we live in, it makes it incredibly difficult. Whether we realize it or not, from the […].

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Venus Retrograde: 7 Ways to Avoid Sabotaging your Looks, Love Life & Money. {October 5 to November 16}

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Astrology Health & Wellness Love 2018 retrogrades astrology big decisions investments love marriage money relationships sabotaging venus retrogradeYou may be familiar with the frustration of Mercury retrograde, when the world goes “haywire,” three to four times a year. But Venus retrograde can also provide us with a special set of problems we may not know about.

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Embracing Mindfulness when Life Crumbles.

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7+1 Lessons of Life

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7+1 things life has taught me. Life is a lifetime teacher and an impeccable teacher of a lifetime 2. Life is bizarre, beautiful, brutal all at the same time 3. We still don’t know if it’s us experiencing life or if it’s life experiencing us for without us life ceases to exist therefore it […].

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Unconditional Love—A True Story of Life & Death.

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It’s September 26th, 2018, and the universe is about to teach me an amazing lesson about unconditional love. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Funny Green Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga conditional love divine love lessons from the universe life and death meaning of life mindfulness moments of insight save the bees unconditional love universe words of wisdom

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Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

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There is also a 7-page section on the Geography of Central America, covering the geography of the subregions that largely determine Central America’s distribution of birds and other forms of life. 2018, 584 pp., One field guide, seven countries.

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The Little Bird Year: Week 41 – Madera Canyon, Tucson Arizona

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For me personally, adding the Olive Warbler to my Life List was a huge treat. We are finally getting settled this week, now that we are back from Costa Rica, and in what we refer to as our temporarily-permanent new home. Tucson Arizona is turning out to be a very birdy area.

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Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

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flexjobs Looking for tips on finding a flexible hours, remote work, freelance, or just more work life balance? When I joined Twitter in 2008 I had no clue who to follow or even what to do.

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The Secret Life of the Single Traveler.

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The life of a traveler is one of immense loneliness. It’s the hearing a bad song from your home country and finding yourself singing along kind of loneliness.

2018 91

3 Tests to Revolutionize our Love Life.

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While personality tests are plenty and available, the finality of their results produces little consequence on our love life because they are isolated, whereas love is very much a connected and fluid thing.

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Decoding the Last Eclipse of 2018 & Discovering what it means for your Sign.

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Find out what area of your life is being emphasized by the last eclipse of 2018. I recommend reading for both your sun and rising signs to add more depth and insight into the year ahead. Arts Astrology astrology august eclipse season last eclipse Leo retrograde rising sign Sun sign

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Thoughts About Life.

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Sometimes it seems as though life just passes with a blur like a movie screen. The struggle of trying to juggle life is real. I swear it seems we all feel dead inside sometimes. With all the thoughts and anxiety that haunts us. How do we do it? Some days are filled with great […].

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Life Changes during Thanksgiving Season

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I used to recount my life by traumas. A few years back I decided to recount my life by joys rather than traumas. In the past I would call myself “stupid.” ” One day, I caught myself at the first syllable and changed it to “stu-pendous!”

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Your 2019 Horoscope—What Major Change Will Occur in Your Life?

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What changes are most likely to happen in your life in 2019? Will you finally find that elusive love relationship? Will you begin a new career or job that gives you a chance to really make a difference? If you’ve had financial problems, will you finally improve your finances?

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Costa Rica’s Best Birds of Halloween

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The coming cold takes a big bite out of life and is why millions of birds flee south to where summer reigns eternal. The final days of October are naturally spooky, at least in the north. It gets darker earlier day by day.

Designing the Life you were Meant to Live Starts Here.

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15 Hummingbirds that Can Only Be Seen in or Near Costa Rica

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This means that birders who have enjoyed views of big Magnificents from Arizona can expect an additional check on the life list when they see this species. A couple of the biggest of bird families are restricted to the Americas.

When the Travel Bug Bites Hard—the Mindful Life of a Wanderer.

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India had been a steep learning curve.

2018 97

Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam, perpetrated by big business on the citizens and municipalities to make us all feel good about single use packaging. It won't save the planet.

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Birds of Prey of the East & Birds of Prey of the West: Review of Two Field Guides

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Princeton University Press, June 2018. Princeton University Press, June 2018.

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Vote like your Life Depends on it—Because it Does.

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Vote like the world is hanging on a thread above a vast abyss, and that the fate of the planet lies in your hands. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only authoritarian regime Democracy donald trump free society free speech midterm elections Republicans vote voting

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Why I Rewrote the Narrative of my Life.

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Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) insecurities Life story memories personal growth self who you are becoming your pastI have a whole slew of memories that convinced me for the longest time that I was not worthy of anything good. That I was an awful person.

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How to Find our Inner Light (when Life gets a Little Dark).

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It’s easy to feel the blessed energy of life when everything is going our way. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality attune awareness blessed dark embody truth energy of life harder times holy Light meditative meditative awareness radiance Sacred spirituality

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