Collaborative List – July 2019

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13 Jul 2019. 05 Jul 2019. 01 Jul 2019. 05 Jul 2019. 04 Jul 2019. 05 Jul 2019. 09 Jul 2019. 13 Jul 2019. 06 Jul 2019. 05 Jul 2019. 01 Jul 2019. 01 Jul 2019. 05 Jul 2019. 26 Jul 2019. 26 Jul 2019.

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Collaborative list – May 2019

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29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 27 May 2019. 25 May 2019. 25 May 2019. 25 May 2019. 23 May 2019. 23 May 2019.

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Collaborative list – April 2019

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01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – March 2019

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Whilst the eastern hemisphere still leads the life rankings by 1991 to 1808 , the western hemisphere outbirds by 877 to 705 in the 2019 list and 615 to 385 during March. 03 Jan 2019. 03 Feb 2019. 17 Feb 2019. 08 Feb 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – February 2019

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03 Jan 2019. 03 Feb 2019. 17 Feb 2019. 08 Feb 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 03 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 05 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019. 23 Feb 2019. 12 Jan 2019. 05 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – January 2019

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The first sharer of 2019 was Clare who narrowly beat Duncan by 5 hours. 03 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 03 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 05 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019. 05 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019.

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Auto-pilot Conservation in the Era of Trump

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Other than a sweeping public lands package in 2019 , there has been little or no progress on the environment or wildlife protection. But a handful of federal conservation programs have permanent and stable funding mechanisms that allow them to operate regardless of who is in the White House.

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The Golden-cheeked Warbler and Conservation Banks

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One way developers are navigating the warbler’s endangered status is by utilizing conservation banks. What is a conservation bank? # # #. Under Section 10 of ESA, an “incidental take permit” must be obtained and one requirement of that permit is a “ habitat conservation plan ” (HCP).

2019 151

Corporate Branding of Birds for Conservation: A Modest Proposal

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“It’s about conservation. Why shouldn’t you be emotionally invested in conservation, even though you’re literally invested in oil or coal or clearing the boreal forests or digging up rare earth elements or manufacturing single-use plastics?” … The post Corporate Branding of Birds for Conservation: A Modest Proposal appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Birds Bird Renaming Week Conservation humor names

2019 172

The Conservation Story of the Kenya Black Leopard

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The first scientific confirmation of a black leopard in Kenya is a story of conservation, community and coexistence. From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps Conservation Science Mammal Watching

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50 Fish, 50 States: A Conservation Journey

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states – and to use each adventure to tell a conservation story. A quest to catch 50 fish in 50 U.S. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Fish Traveling Naturalist

2019 100

Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon

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Aquaculture has vast potential as a tool for conservation, providing food for people while benefiting the environment. Fish & Fisheries Ecosystem Services Fisheries Restoration TNC Science Valuing Nature

2019 114

Mapping Conservation & History on the Kokoda Track

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In many places, the Kokoda Track is little more than a narrow footpath, the earth beneath packed hard from centuries of footsteps. It started as a simple bush trail, one of thousands criss-crossing Papua New Guinea’s formidable mountains, connecting communities […].

2019 109

In Conservation, Sometimes It’s the Small Things that Inspire

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Join Nikolaj Lasbo as he bands American Kestrel chicks in Utah. Birds & Birding From the Field Wildlife Birds Nest Cams Protected Areas

2019 114

Bird Litigation: “Standing” and the California Gnatcatcher

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United States DOI , 2019 U.S. LEXIS 110982, 2019 WL 2870131 (D.D.C. 2019). Conservation Bird Litigation California Gnatcatcher Endangered Species Act USFWS

Spoon-billed Sandpiper at Tiaozini, Jiangsu, China

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It is the focus of substantial conservation efforts such as “Saving-spoon-billed-sandpiper” and the “Spoon-billed Sandpiper Task Force”. Birding Conservation China spoon-billed sandpiperSpoon-billed Sandpiper at Tiaozini, Jiangsu, China.

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The First Bird Tracking Station Is Up and Running in Costa Rica

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Given a recent analysis that showed huge declines in many migrant bird species of North America, establishing MOTUS stations in Costa Rica (and elsewhere) becomes even more important for conservation of a particularly beloved, feathered aspect of our decreasing global natural heritage.

The Bird Conservation Program You’ve Never Heard Of (And the Birds It Saves)

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The Neotropical Migratory Bird Act has been reauthorized. What birds most need its help? Birds & Birding Birds Migrations

2019 109

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

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The most recent effort was released in June 2019. Duck Stamps help conserve critical avian habitat regardless of who is in the White House. Every few years, the U.S.

2019 285

Hellbenders Need You to Stop Messing With Their Bedrooms

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From the Field Wildlife Conservation Science HerpsThat streamside rock cairn you posted on Instagram? It’s killing ancient salamanders.

2019 114

Can Platypus Persist Alongside People?

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From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Conservation Science Endangered Species Urban ConservationUnder threat from urban development, can this iconic Australian animal survive alongside us?

2019 111

What is a “Nonessential Experimental” California Condor?

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Of course, the California Condor is listed as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and it has been famously subject to some of the most ambitious conservation efforts (including litigation ) ever undertaken for a bird. The U.S.

“The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia”

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The introductory chapters occupy the first 46 pages and cover topics ranging from climate, geography, habitats to bird migrations and conservation issues. The reserve guides are further divided into specific Birdwatching Sites, Access & Accommodation, and Conservation.

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Puerto Rico’s Birds after Hurricane Maria

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The 2019 Fajardo CBC is tentatively scheduled for December 15, 2019. # # #. 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the American Birding Association. Birding Conservation CBC Christmas Bird Count Hurricane Irma Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico

Recovery: The Seal and Shark Invasion

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Wildlife Conservation Science OceansGray seals and great white sharks are rebounding in the Northeast U.S., but not everyone’s happy.

2019 105

A Night With the Platypus Scientist

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From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Conservation Science Endangered Species Mammal Watching Urban ConservationTrapping for platypus is akin to searching for a needle in a haystack. A very adorable needle.

2019 113

50 Fish, 50 States: Trout at 11,000 Feet

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Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife 50 Fish, 50 States Conservation Science Fish Outdoor RecFishing for a (formerly) extinct fish in the Colorado Rockies.

2019 113

Mighty Mustelids: Meet the World’s Most Epic Weasels

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From the Field Wildlife Conservation Science Mammal WatchingFun facts and where to see members of the weasel family, from honey badgers to wolverines to giant otters.

2019 110

Fairy Pitta at Nanhui, Shanghai

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Birding Conservation Fairy Pitta Nanhui pitta ShanghaiSeptember and October are probably the best two months in Shanghai – it is warm but not unbearably hot, and it does not rain much. And of course, it is the autumn migration season, which I like more than the spring one.

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Chinese Crested Tern at Nanhui, Shanghai

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Birding Birds Conservation China critically threatened species Shanghai ternsOn Sunday morning, I was just lazily working on another post for 10,000 Birds – the (probably not much anticipated) part two of the most common birds in Shanghai.

2019 204

Wrapping Trees to Find Reptiles

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From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Conservation Science Herps RestorationScientists are searching for rare reptiles by wrapping trees with yoga-matt-like foam.

2019 105

Bird Litigation: Is the Golden-cheeked Warbler Still Endangered?

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As to the second argument, on February 6, 2019, the judge granted summary judgment in favor of FWS, finding that FWS adequately considered the information cited in the petition. Conservation Balcones Canyonlands NWR Bird Litigation Endangered Species Act Golden-cheeked Warbler USFWS

2019 229

A Field Guide to The Feral Parrots of the US

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Birds & Birding From the Field Birds Traveling Naturalist Urban Conservation Wildlife“Wait, was that a parrot?” I’m looking out of my hotel room window in downtown Los Angeles, and I swear I just saw a parrot in the palm trees across the highway.

2019 112

Radio Tracking a Rare Crayfish

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From the Field Wildlife Conservation Science Endangered SpeciesThe Guyandotte crayfish was thought to be extinct. But it’s back.

2019 103

Can Cities Replace Wildlands for Pollinators?

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Wildlife Conservation Science Insects & Pollinators Plants Urban ConservationNew research shows that green space in cities could provide vital habitat for pollinators.

2019 113

Are Spiritual Seekers turning Conservative?

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It is difficult to tell how many of these spiritual reactionaries are out there and where their true hearts lie. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality elephant magazine Jordan Peterson politics religion Spiritual awakening spiritual reactionaries spirituality trump

2019 83

Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle & Sharpe

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Now that I have got your attention, let us move to the new version of the Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle and Sharpe, published by the Lynx Edicions (2019). Or How a Serbian Suave Playboy Promoted Birding the Caribbean.

2019 218

Expanding Protected Areas Is Not Always the Best Investment

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Research shows that increased management of existing protected areas could be a better investment for conservation than purchasing new land. Ideas Wildlife Conservation Science Protected Areas TNC Science

2019 114

A Biodiversity Analysis in Los Angeles

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Wildlife TNC Science Urban ConservationRich biodiversity can exist in the biggest of cities, as a new report finds for Los Angeles.

Recovery: A Future for Wood Turtles

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From the Field Wildlife Conservation Science HerpsWood turtles face a host of threats, including public recreational access. But there’s hope.

2019 104

The Real Batmobile: A Citizen Scientist’s Night Drive

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Nature Tech Wildlife Bats Conservation ScienceMonitoring bats on back roads is a citizen science project for the whole family…sort of.

2019 99

Oceanic Birds of The World: A Photo Guide–A Book Review

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and “Conservation.” Princeton University Press, 2019. Are seabirds the last frontier of bird identification? Steve N. Howell and Kirk Zufelt certainly think so.

2019 212

A huge gathering of Galahs

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They numbered in excess of 750 individual birds and that is a conservative estimate. On Monday we went from Broome to Derby. We left home just before 8am when we hoped most of the wallabies had moved away from the highway.

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