Collaborative list – August 2019

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eBird have applied their new taxonomy as of July/August 2019. Today it stands at 2019 , but watch this space! 03 Aug 2019. 15 Aug 2019. 17 Aug 2019. 15 Aug 2019. 12 Aug 2019. 17 Aug 2019. 03 Aug 2019. 03 Aug 2019. 26 Aug 2019.

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Collaborative list – June 2019

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Collaborative List – October 2019

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30 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 27 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019. 26 Oct 2019.

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Restoring Emiquon’s “Wetland of Dreams”

Nature Conservancy - Science

Restoring a large cornfield to a wetland isn’t a glimpse at the past, but a look to conservation’s future. From the Field Ideas Wildlife Restoration TNC Science

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. Medio Queso wetland. 25 May 2019. Medio Queso wetland.

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Sweetwater Wetlands Park in Tucson, Arizona

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In addition, for the last four5 years he has lead a Wednesday morning walk at the famed Sweetwater Wetlands, Northwest of Tucson. Sweetwater Wetlands has been established as a public area, and maintained, as well as it can while still a functioning recharge basin, as an amazing bird sanctuary.

Collaborative list – April 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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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of July 2019)

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Both mornings of the weekend he spent some time watching birds and digiscoping at the Great Vly, a big wetland that straddles the border of Ulster and Greene Counties. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of July 2019) appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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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. 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.

Bird Country: Saving the Riverina’s Last Wild Wetlands

Nature Conservancy - Science

In a dry corner of southeast Australia, life-giving wetlands sustain a huge array of birds—and a 50,000-year old culture. Birds & Birding From the Field Asia Pacific Indigenous Peoples Restoration TNC Science Water

The European Christmas Bird Count

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How can it be, I asked someone from the Wetlands International, the IWC umbrella organization, only to learn that USA has its own scheme. Birds Danube geese Labudovo okno Serbia waterbirds wetlands winter

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Returning to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

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The summer of 2019 will forever be defined by my move to Tallahassee. The highlight for me in the inland wetlands remains a Marbled Godwit , my first.

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50 Fish, 50 States: The Bass of Emiquon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Chasing bass on a former cornfield turned restored wetland in Illinois. Fish & Fisheries From the Field 50 Fish, 50 States Fish Protected Areas Restoration TNC Science

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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. The MBCC convened on June 19, 2019 , and approved $29.4

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How to bird by kayak

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Birding beginning birding birding tips canoeing kayaking wetlandsI started to bird from a kayak. Paddling around the Veliko Ratno Island Reserve in almost downtown Belgrade was such a liberating experience of getting close to nature while not having to travel far or invest much.

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Why Tucson, for the birds of course!

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This does not even take in to account the nearly a dozen waste Treatment Plants, along with Sweetwater Wetland, Madera Canyon, Florida Canyon, Box Canyon, los Cienegas National Conservation Area, Benson, Patagonia, Organ Pipe National Park, Mt.

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Six Months Birding in Costa Rica, 620 Species of Birds

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Other uncommon birds for our 2019 list have included the likes of Marbled Wood-Quail, Spot-bellied Bobwhite, Barred Forest-Falcon, Lattice-tailed Trogon, White-flanked Antwren, Turquoise and Snowy Cotingas, Bare-crowned Antbird, and the endemic Cabanis’s Ground-Sparrow.

Urban Birding in Costa Rica

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In Costa Rica’s Central Valley, the former denizens of moist tropical forest and brushy wetlands have had to adapt to a mosaic of agriculture, gardens, and wooded remnants mostly restricted to riparian zones.

Chinese Crested Tern at Nanhui, Shanghai

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On 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. Then, I heard about the Chinese Crested Tern at Nanhui and headed for my car.

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Fall Birding at Nisqually NWR

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In addition to the estuary, the refuge also contains the Nisqually River, creeks, freshwater ponds, wetlands, as well as riparian and forested areas.

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

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Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide’s seven chapters are each focused on a specific western habitat: Backyard & City, Wetland & Pond, Shoreline & Beach, Meadow & Grassland, Desert & Sagebrush Steppe, Forest & Woodland, and Alpine & Tundra. 2019).

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Hawk-Eagle Sweep in Costa Rica

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After an excellent morning of toucans, puffbirds, and a hundred plus other species, we were birding a mosaic of lowland rainforest and wetlands in the early afternoon when this striking raptor species soared into view.

The 20 best birds of Belgrade and where to find them

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At the time of writing (March 2019), so far there are 248 eBirded species in the wider area officially representing Belgrade.

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High-Altitude Birding in Central Mexico

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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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Birds of Cambodia Review

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The introduction covers the geography, climate and for the first-time visitor especially important, habitats: nine forest types, offshore, intertidal, rivers, grasslands, freshwater wetlands, open country and urban habitats. Publisher: Lynx, August 2019. A holiday in Cambodia?

Who cares for your ducks in the winter?

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Perhaps you like them enough to have supported legislation protecting wetlands in the United States and Canada. You may even have donated to organizations supporting wetland preservation there. I confess: I am a lister.

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A Bird’s Eye View of the Rainwater Basin

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The region includes 61 WPAs containing more than 24,000 acres, managed by FWS as the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District. Funk WPA is the largest WPA in the District, consisting of 1989 total acres (1163 acres of wetland, 826 acres of upland).

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Call for papers extended to May 3: Special Issue on "Coastal Resources Economics and Ecosystem Valuation" in the journal Water

Environmental Economics

Update from Wally Milon (March 7, 2019):  We have extended the deadline for the special issue of Water on Coastal Resource Economics and Ecosystem Valuation to May 3, 2019. These resources include, but are not limited to: estuaries, beaches, wetlands, shores, mangroves, seagrasses and salt marsh, coral reefs, and essential fish habitat.

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The Whistling Ducks of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

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The driving loop provides ample viewing opportunities of the surrounding wetlands, and a wooden boardwalk takes birders close to the action. I couldn’t believe it.

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The New “Birds of Thailand”

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The introduction covers the geography, climate and for the first-time visitor especially important, habitats: nine forest types, offshore, intertidal, rivers, freshwater wetlands, open country and urban habitats.

The Pleasure and Pain of Pino Real

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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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Birding Pulau Ubin-Singapore

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We started our day by walking from the main jetty to Chek Jawa Wetlands. Our first encounter was before we reached the Chek Jawa Wetlands and the views were not ideal for photography.

10 Cool Birds from the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica

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It’s a lucky day when a birder can visit this exciting region because such a wide variety of species are possible, especially so in sites like Cano Negro that blend wetlands with rainforest. Watch for birds masquerading as Black Vultures along rivers, in swampy rainforest, and wetlands near forest. In Costa Rica, we have two coasts, a pair of shorelines that touch two oceans. To the west and south, we have the Pacific, go east and north and a birder scans the Atlantic.

Birding Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana

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Early February brought a brisk wind to the region, and we mostly birded from the car as we drove a slow loop around the shallow wetland. Louisiana is known for a lot of things.

A Bird’s Eye View of the Rainwater Basin

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The region includes 61 WPAs containing more than 24,000 acres, managed by FWS as the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District. Funk WPA is the largest WPA in the District, consisting of 1989 total acres (1163 acres of wetland, 826 acres of upland).

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The plant that transforms wastewater into clean water

Green Prophet

During the first steps, solid waste is filtered from the wastewater and separated for composting, while the liquid part flows through three individual artificial wetlands and eventually comes out as clean irrigation water.

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Sheik Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Is Greening This Low-Key Emirate

Green Prophet

This program has multiple dimensions, from implementing sustainable building practices throughout the municipality to setting aside large tracts of ecologically sensitive wetland for hundreds of marine species, some endemic to the region. Protecting Wetlands in RAK and Across the UAE.

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Finding an Asian Openbill in Singapore-second ever record!

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We had been busying bird watching all over Singapore and had reached 112 bird species and had decided it was time to visit Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Transferring immediately to the 925 bus to get to the new entrance of the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve was an additional 5 cents!

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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How Can You Help Prevent and Control Soil Erosion?

Greentumble

As a farmer you can make the most of water passing through your property by creating a retaining pond for rainwater harvesting or imitating natural wetland habitat in place where water tends to accumulate.

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Collaborative list – December 2018

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Best wishes to you all for 2019, keep safe and keep birding. “Viera” Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands. Putrajaya Wetland Park. forest and edge west of pueblo nuevo wetland 2. Dorney Wetlands. Putrajaya Wetland Park. Sweetwater Wetlands Park.

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