Collaborative list – May 2019

10,000 Birds

Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. 29 May 2019. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. 29 May 2019. Lake Kerkini-east side–from Limnochori to Megalochori. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 28 May 2019.

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Collaborative list – April 2019

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

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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Derby Poo Ponds and waste water wetland upgrade

10,000 Birds

We were able to add a few new birds to the 2019 Year List and had a good day out. We checked out the Derby Airport and there were Masked Lapwings there as usual and several other bird species at a small wetland that had formed from recent rain. Overflow area at the wetlands.

Returning to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

10,000 Birds

The summer of 2019 will forever be defined by my move to Tallahassee. Tallahassee is surrounded by lakes, springs, and forest, located only 30-45 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. The highlight for me in the inland wetlands remains a Marbled Godwit , my first.

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The European Christmas Bird Count

10,000 Birds

How can it be, I asked someone from the Wetlands International, the IWC umbrella organization, only to learn that USA has its own scheme. We started some 110 km down the river from Belgrade, heading upstream from the Silver Lake Resort.

2019 170

The 20 best birds of Belgrade and where to find them

10,000 Birds

At the time of writing (March 2019), so far there are 248 eBirded species in the wider area officially representing Belgrade. Squacco Heron – the same as previous, from the left Danube bank levees, also the Veliko Blato Lake (Mika Alas fish farm in the suburb of Krnjaca, #3).

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High-Altitude Birding in Central Mexico

10,000 Birds

Travelling one hour or less, I can reach wetlands, lakes, tropical thorn forest, savannah, oak forest, pine-oak forest, mixed woods, cloud forest, and mixed coniferous (pine-fir) woods.

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Who cares for your ducks in the winter?

10,000 Birds

So when each year begins, the first place I think of visiting is Lago de Cuitzeo (Cuitzeo Lake). In September, the lake fills with thousands of Baird’s Sandpipers and Wilson’s Phalaropes on their way south. I confess: I am a lister.

2019 148

The Pleasure and Pain of Pino Real

10,000 Birds

Morelia is about halfway between Guadalajara and Mexico City, and within an hour of my home, I can visit wetlands, lakes, grasslands, vast amounts of pine-oak forest, mixed conifer forest, semi-cloud forest, and tropical thorn forest in the biologically isolated Río Balsas basin.

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Collaborative list – December 2018

10,000 Birds

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).

2018 141

Should You Be Eating Diatomaceous Earth?

Green Prophet

The millennial accumulation of fossilized diatom shells, mixed with natural clays and minerals, formed deposits that are most often found in or near lakes, wetlands and the ocean. A Green Prophet reader reports that her healer recommends a daily teaspoon of diatomaceous earth (D.E.)

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Why Is Family Farming Better for the Environment?

Greentumble

The deposition of soil nutrients into water bodies from the agricultural runoff, especially from intensively fertilized fields, is the main cause of eutrophication of many lakes and the reason for the appearance of dead zones, such as the gigantic dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Collaborative list – August 2018

10,000 Birds

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. Putrajaya Wetland Park.

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Collaborative List – July 2018

10,000 Birds

Lassen Volcanic NP–Manzanita Lake. Stewart Lake NWR. Horsehead Lake WMA. Golden Gate Park–Stow Lake. Putrajaya Wetland Park. Putrajaya Wetland Park. Putrajaya Wetland Park. Putrajaya Wetland Park. Putrajaya Wetland Park.

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Collaborative List – November 2018

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

Cano Negro Wetlands Lodge. 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. Stewart Lake NWR.

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Combined Beats’ List – September

10,000 Birds

Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB Reserve. Reva–Reva Lake (IBA podru?je Lake Mattamuskeet NWR–Headquarters Rd. Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB Reserve. Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB Reserve. Flushing Meadows Corona Park–Willow Lake. Cutler Wetlands.

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Collaborative list – September 2018

10,000 Birds

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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Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future

Conservancy Talk

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.