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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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 170

The Final Days of the Danube backwaters in Belgrade: Chinese Belt and Road Initiative is coming to Serbia

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Conservation Belgrade Beljarica Danube IBA Serbia wetlands White-tailed Eagle

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Conservation Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

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Ideas Conservation Science Our Nature ReadsThe Outdoor Writers Association of America, now in its 92nd year, is one of the oldest professional communications organizations in North America.

2019 99

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

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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Uganda’s Billion Dollar Bird: The Shoebill

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A rich network of spotters, guides, and boat pilots serve a constant stream of visitors at a park dedicated to the twin virtues of aviphilia and conservation. Not all birds are created equal. The Resplendent Quetzal boasts a tail so long that people travel the world to admire it.

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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

All I Want for Christmas is a Curlew Sandpiper

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Faraaz Abdool is a freelance conservation and wildlife photographer and writer who specializes in birds and the issues they face worldwide.

2019 242

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 94

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 106

Fall Birding at Nisqually NWR

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As with any NWR, for more information check its comprehensive conservation plan ( here ), and, if applicable, its Friends organization ( here ).).

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide–A Book Review

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2019). Skipstone, 2019. I first encountered Molly Hashimoto’s bird art in California. Her lively block prints adorn calendars, note cards, puzzles, and children’s books, very much in the popular tradition of beloved minimalist Charley Harper.

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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

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“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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Birds of Cambodia Review

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A brief overview of bird conservation in Cambodia follows, together with a list of threatened birds, also listing one data deficient species, the White-faced Plover. Publisher: Lynx, August 2019. A holiday in Cambodia?

Weird Geese

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We share our passion for conservation and our concerns for the natural world in all its splendour and its vulnerability. Here at 10,000Birds.com , we love to share. We share our love of birds and birding. We share our experiences, good and bad.

2019 195

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 195

Sustainable Swordfish: Fishing Deep for Conservation Solutions

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Can the swordfish industry provide sustainable seafood while reducing bycatch of sea turtles, dolphins and other animals? Latest Science

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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.

2019 182

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

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 108

Lake Cuitzeo gets good

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Last week’s visit, on November 4th, resulted in 76 species, with a very conservative estimate of over 2,000 individuals. Having come back to Mexico from Europe, I chose to make my first home outing to my local lake, Lake Cuitzeo.

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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.

2019 219

Recovery: Saving Mark Twain’s Famous Frog

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Wildlife Conservation Science Endangered Species HerpsThere’s good news about amphibians, and it’s an important antidote for hopelessness.

2019 112

How to Help Cerulean Warblers, Other Migrant Species, and Resident Birds in Costa Rica

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In 2019, this event will help with conservation efforts in the Las Brisas Reserve and thus work at improving vital and increasingly scarce habitat for the Cerulean Warbler and many other species. In the birding world, May is the beautiful time.

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.

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Birds Expected and Unexpected at Calle Jocote, Costa Rica

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Several were calling, my conservative estimate was at least 20 and I suspect there were many more! In January, we moved to a new place at a slightly lower elevation yet still located in the Central Valley rather near the main airport.

Birds of Nanhui Shanghai: A Photo Book Review

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This would place the precarious conservation position of the Nahui wetlands within a more informed context.

2019 170

In Search of Australia’s Amazing Rainbow Finch

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The conservation story behind Australia’s most colorful finch. Birds & Birding From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Birds Conservation Science Fire Indigenous Peoples TNC Science Traveling Naturalist

2019 95

Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth – A Film Review

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Recently released for streaming after a year of film festival showings, Bird of Prey’s creators want to ignite support for conservation measures that will stem the decline of the Philippine Eagle, one of the few raptors on the IUCN Critically Endangered list.¹

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