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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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2019?

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The one diversion this month offers in the Finger Lakes region is the potential for Saw-whet Owls , which I’ll be seeking this weekend. The post Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2019?

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of February 2019?

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I’m determined to bag a white-winged gull of some sort or another before spring, so look for me at the lake. The post Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of February 2019? Believe it or not, the current season is slowly easing into the next one.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of February 2019)

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I ran up to the lake in search of some sort of white-winged gull but couldn’t find one no matter how long I combed through the Ring-billed , Herring , and Great Black-backed flocks. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of February 2019) appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of January 2019?

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Thus, I’ll be hitting Lake Ontario this weekend. The post Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of January 2019? By the second weekend of January, seasonal weather patterns begin to assert themselves.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of January 2019?

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That’s how I feel about the bitter cold and ice that grip Rochester and the Finger Lakes region right now. Corey will continue to set the 2019 pace for New York City birders by finding birds everywhere. The post Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of January 2019? Every place on this planet has both its charms and its drawbacks. Some areas are prone to tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfire, or flooding.

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Tupper Lake

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Mastering Bird Photography: A Book Review by an Amateur Bird Photographer

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I first became familiar with the photographs and photo essays of Marie Read through their publication in Living Bird , the Cornell Lab of Ornithology magazine (British-born, Marie lives in the Finger Lakes area). Rocky Nook, 2019 (eBook December 2018; paperback March 2019).

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“Wild Rwanda – Where to watch birds, primates, and other wildlife”

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The smaller en route sites such as Mukura and Gishwati forests, Rugezi marsh, Lake Kivu, etc., Forget the old news, Rwanda of today is one of Africa’s safest, cleanest and most stable countries.

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The Little Big Year-week 46: All this fun comes to an end

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So, it is with a fresh mind, slightly exhausted body, and a renewed sense of love for our avian friends that I will start all over again here 2019. Marty St Louis – Manager at Summer Lake NWR, Summer Lake Oregon.

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Can I keep it?

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When I say “found”, I meant to say “was shown” I bumped into a birder as he was watching a Black-necked Stilt on the lake. This week, I have been pondering the value of bird rehabilitators.

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Common Greenshank around Broome

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Common Greenshanks are found at ephemeral lakes as well as on the coast and are widely spread throughout the world. At this time of year it is not always easy to access areas of Roebuck Bay where access is on a gravel road. There is always an update on the road conditions on the Shire website.

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A New Year Begins! But First–A Celebration of My 2018 Top Ten Birds

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I birded parks, landfills, fields, backyards, skies, oceans, lakes, ponds, and roads in 15 states–some familiar haunts and patches, some as part of family visits, some while passing through, some adventures with friends (three trips with N.J.

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Derby Poo Ponds and waste water wetland upgrade

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We were able to add a few new birds to the 2019 Year List and had a good day out. View from hut over main lake. Last Sunday, February 3rd, we drove to Derby for the day from Broome. Derby is our closest town and is 220kms/137 miles away and you can get there in about two hours.

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The European Christmas Bird Count

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We started some 110 km down the river from Belgrade, heading upstream from the Silver Lake Resort. I remember studying the map of countries participating in the i nternational mid-winter w aterbird c ensus, where the USA wasn’t marked.

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The top-5 birds of 2018

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Back to 2019, January is the height of wildfowling and gulling season and I cannot wait to start searching… As Arthur Conan Doyle wrote in 1912, “I’m like an old golf-ball–I’ve had all the white paint knocked off me long ago.

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Heronry at Sultanpur

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It is in Haryana State and comprises over 300 acres of lake, woodland and scrub. Sultanpur National Park is situated approximately 30km to the west of Indhira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi , India.

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Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest by Matt Williams

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The selection of species is interesting and wide-ranging – obviously endangered and charismatic birds like the Kirtland’s Warbler and Whooping Crane are not neglected, but there is also a solid focus on common birds in steep decline like the Field Sparrow , Snow Bunting , and even the Herring Gull (whose recent gains along the Atlantic coast are more than offset by losses on the Great Lakes).

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“The Center of the Universe”: Fremont Brewing: Universale Pale Ale

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That being the case, let’s return to Fremont in the Pacific Northwest, where Great Blue Herons are quite common along the Fremont Cut, a narrow canal that runs through Seattle between Lake Washington and the Puget Sound.

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Collaborative list – December 2018

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Best wishes to you all for 2019, keep safe and keep birding. Lake Kerkini-north side–Mandraki. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. Lake Marion, Summerton US-SC (33.5666,-80.4384).

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Garganey in Australia

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Garganey had been reported in Australia prior to last year, but not for many years and so when there was a report of three at an ephemeral lake not too far from home on November 2nd we went in search of them. It was already mid-afternoon by the time we reached the lake with another birder not far behind us. Last week I mentioned the Tufted Duck that had suddenly appeared in Australia and it is not the only vagrant duck to have chosen to reside in Australia at the moment.

10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution

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For example , a two-year study in Salt Lake City , which chokes under a thick blanket of smog on cold winter days when inversion hits in, has found out that air purifiers with HEPA filters reduced fine-particulate matter (PM2.5)

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Water crises at the Sea of Galilee. What would Jesus say?

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The Sea of Galilee, the natural water source for the lower Jordan, is itself in dire circumstances due to years of extreme drought and water usage by Israel, the Palestinians and neighboring countries who all lay claim to the lake’s dwindling water supplies.

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Peter Steele “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

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Peter Steele (April 1941 to Feb 22, 2019) aged 77 was one of the world’s foremost champions for Living or raw water. He died in his off-grid forest home this week.

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Sea of Galilee still critical water levels, despite winter rain

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This includes Lake Kinneret, which has received more than 19 centimeters of water from recent rains. This amount, according to the Times of Israel news site, flowed into the lake in just two days. Presently, the lake is 1.24 To become full, the lake needs to rise about 5.4

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Peter Steel “Grampa Gnome” protector of Canada’s Living Water – in time and on time

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Peter Steel (April 1941 to Feb 22, 2019) aged 77 was one of the world’s foremost champions for Living or raw water. He died in his off-grid forest home this week.

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In this moment, I wish old me could see this

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It’s much different then back home where summer is hitting the shorelines of Lake Michigan, USA. The air is crisp and chill, the winter has officially began in New Zealand. Yet, The cooler night means a lack of cloud coverage allowing for a better setting to see the stars in. Unfortunately, tonight’s stars are being […].

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Elephants Gone Wild in Thailand: Five Life-Changing Lessons

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This is rewilding in the biggest yet simple way possible—by getting in a lake with some elephants and giving them a love bath. This is not some big story about getting wasted in a wet t-shirt contest on the beaches of Phuket. Scrubbing Elephant Butts The day was hot. We were super sweaty after walking […].

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My Dad, the Water Witch

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Just like every year, I need to go to the water up north at the lake.”. Not all witches get the opportunity of going to Hogwart School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to polish their skills. Take my dad for example – a water witch from Newmarket, Canada.

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Conflict-driven hunger worsens; Middle East hit hard

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The situation in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Yemen worsened in the latter part of 2018 largely because of conflict, while Somalia, Syria and the Lake Chad Basin have seen some improvements in line with improved security.

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"Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics"

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January 4-6, 2019. May 29-31, 2019. Lake Tahoe, NV. June 26-29, 2019. Via caseyjwichman.com : Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics. New York, NY. May 17-18, 2018. Submissions: closed. link]. NBER Summer Institute – Environmental & Energy Economics. Cambridge, MA. July 23-24, 2018. Submissions: closed (invite only). link]. Camp Resources XXV.

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Parks and Public Lands Win at the Polls

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Voters across the country support environmentally conscious ballot initiatives. Voters in several states had the opportunity to express their support (or condemnation) of various environmental (or anti-environmental) issues respectively in the recent election cycle.

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European Parliament vs petrol lawnmowers

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Also Diesel locomotives, bulldozers, harvesting machines for agriculture and inland navigation vessels, that is to say freight and passenger ships that use rivers and canals, as well as those on lakes, fall under those new regulations, which will come into force either 2018 or 2019.

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Collaborative List – July 2018

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Lassen Volcanic NP–Manzanita Lake. Stewart Lake NWR. Horsehead Lake WMA. Golden Gate Park–Stow Lake. Veliko blato lake NR / Mika Alas fish farm–IBA Uš?e Veliko blato lake NR / Mika Alas fish farm–IBA Uš?e Leybourne Lakes.

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Collaborative list – August 2018

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Plakni Falls Trail, Crater Lake. Little Cultus Lake Road, Oregon. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. Lassen Volcanic NP–Manzanita Lake. Stewart Lake NWR. Horsehead Lake WMA. Leybourne Lakes.

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Collaborative List – November 2018

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Lake Kerkini-north side–Mandraki. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. Lake Marion, Summerton US-SC (33.5666,-80.4384).

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Collaborative List – October 2018

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Trinidad Lake SP–Watchable Wildlife Trail. Crater Lake NP–Plakni Falls Trail. Little Cultus Lake Road, Oregon. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. Lassen Volcanic NP–Manzanita Lake. Stewart Lake NWR.

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Collaborative list – September 2018

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Trinidad Lake Watchable Wildlike Trail and Hides, Colorado. Plakni Falls Trail, Crater Lake. Little Cultus Lake Road, Oregon. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. June Lake. Lassen Volcanic NP–Manzanita Lake.

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China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

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In sub-Saharan Africa, the long-awaited 300-megawatt Lake Turkana wind farm is set to break ground in northwestern Kenya in April 2012. Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts.

Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future

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And thanks to everyone in Cleveland—citizens, community groups, environmental organizations, and business—for supporting Cleveland’s efforts to be a “green city on a blue lake.” Most recently, we acquired Snow Lake in Geauga County, just east of Cleveland.

Combined Beats’ List – September

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Reva–Reva Lake (IBA podru?je Lake Mattamuskeet NWR–Headquarters Rd. Flushing Meadows Corona Park–Willow Lake. Lake Duck – Oxyura vittata. Reva–Reva Lake (IBA podru?je Reva–Reva Lake (IBA podru?je Lake Marian Boat Ramp.

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