New Field Guide: Central America

10,000 Birds

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama make up Central America. Obviously, many (nearly all) of those birds exist outside that relatively small geographic area, up in to North America and down into South America.

Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

10,000 Birds

It actually makes a lot of sense, the geographic features of the isthmus between North America (including Mexico, because Mexico is part of North America) and South America cut across political lines, as do birds. Some features to consider: Birds of Central America is a big book.

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Where America dreams of/goes birding?

10,000 Birds

Not surprisingly, ten of these 19 countries are in the Americas, but what does surprise me, there are just 4 in Africa and just 1 in Asia (2 if you count Indonesia). The post Where America dreams of/goes birding? I had no intention of making a questionnaire or analysing the results.

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WPAs: America’s Duck Factories

10,000 Birds

The potholes and associated grasslands create North America’s most productive habitat for breeding waterfowl, making it an area of global significance for Mallards , Northern Pintails , Blue-winged Teals , Gadwalls , Northern Shovelers , and others. Jason A.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

The Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America by Jesse Fagan and Oliver Komar, illustrated by Robert Dean and Peter Burke, does just that. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America covers 827 species, including resident, migratory, and common vagrant birds.

After America.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today america Democracy empire Security Council United NationsThe American empire is in decline.

Raptors of Mexico and Central America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Raptors of Mexico and Central America by William S. This is the first identification guide that I know of that covers Mexico (technically North America but rarely included in North American raptor guides) and Central America. Raptors of Mexico and Central America.

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Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America: A Review by a Sparrow Fan

10,000 Birds

So, I was very excited when I heard that Rick Wright was writing a book about sparrows, the first treatment of North American sparrows since 2001, possibly the first book about sparrows of North America, depending on your definition of that geographic area. They’re all birds of North America!

America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […] America’s top 10 sweatiest cities is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S.

Unscrew America

Green Earth Journey

Seen this site yet? If not check it out! UnscrewAmerica.org

Sibley’s Raptors of North America Poster

10,000 Birds

Do you know your raptors but wish that you had an easy reference for all the raptors of North America? Never fear, David Allen Sibley has done it again with the release by Scott & Nix of Sibley’s Raptors of North America poster.*

Hoatzins invaded South America from Africa … by raft

10,000 Birds

Birds africa Folivore fossils South America taxonomy and systematicsWe humans have a very deep and powerful urge to assemble individual data points into some sort of larger construct — to label and categorize them and understand how they relate to other things we know.

The Most Dangerous Thing in America Today.

Elephant Journal

This attitude is the most dangerous thing in America today. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only acceptance america black lives matter colin kaepernick dangerous football mindful speech Nike protest respectThe election was polarizing to say the least.

God Bless America

Environmental Economics

oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly — and demand is dropping so quickly — that in just five years the U.S. could no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to Citigroup's global head of commodities research. Citigroup's Edward Morse, in a new report, projects a dramatic reshaping of the global energy industry, where the U.S., in a matter of years, becomes an exporter of energy, instead of one of the biggest importers.

Anderson Valley: ‘bahl hornin’ in America’s greenest wine country

Green Traveler Guides

Anderson Valley: ‘bahl hornin’ in America’s greenest wine country is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Anderson Valley California Mendocino North America The Americas United States Boonville Green Wine Country Navarro Philo Reuters Yorkville | Mendocino Green Wine | In northern California you’re never far from wine country.

Rural America, I am Sorry.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality 2016 election Borat city slicker rural AmericaI see that you care about your community and this country. I see that there is love all around you. Maybe we have a few differences, but.

Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Southeastern North America and of Northeastern North America: A Review of Two Field Guides

10,000 Birds

You can blame the nice people at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, who took it upon themselves to send me a review copy of the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Southeastern North America by Seabrooke Leckie and David Beadle. There are over 11,000 species of moths in North America.

Review: Petrels, Albatrosses & Storm-Petrels of North America

10,000 Birds

Reviews Albatrosses and Storm-petrels of North America petrels seabirds tubenosesI’ve spent the odd hour sea-watching from both land and sea.

Decorating America’s Favorite Climbing Spots

Wend Magazine

Artist and climber, Doug Lloyd, has a distinct vision to pair expressive imagery with the prominent rock features of America’s most respected climbing sites.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition: A Field Guide Review

10,000 Birds

The point is, the field guide I grabbed without hesitation was the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition by Jon L. National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition.

Taking America Backward Again.

Elephant Journal

We have, at our helm, a hateful and ignorant man who is not worthy of this democracy. I say this with no ill will, or hate. I do not enjoy saying this—I would be first in line to support anything kind or fair that would come out of today’s White House. But say this we […].

Captain Mexico America

Elephant Journal

“Tony, you’re Captain America,” a friend rejoiced. Locked in editing my recent short film, ¡Viva la Revolución!, he’s privied to my emotional presence daily. Because you’re a principled m *r.” Another buddy, struggling with a personal issue, said, “Having a conversation with you is like talking with Tony Robbins and Oprah!” I picked up my producing […].

America: Green Jobs Champion

Sierra Club Compass

According to a new study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of green jobs in America has grown four times faster than every other job sector combined, up nearly 5 percent in 2011 from the previous year.

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

Green Traveler Guides

The program, which ranks hotels and B&Bs on their eco-friendly features, encompasses more than 8,000 properties in 67 countries (including 170 new entrants in Australia and New Zealand)—making it […] TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Find The Data North America Bird Migration

10,000 Birds

Another migration tracker that seems to hold great potential for those able to master it is the Find The Data North America Bird Migration page.

America Passes the Imperial Baton.

Elephant Journal

America is locked into a social and bureaucratic complexity and imperial overreach that is hard to undo. But life after empire will likely be better.

The American Coot – One of the Least Appreciated Birds in North America

10,000 Birds

Maybe it’s because the American Coot ( Fulica americana ) is the most abundant and widely distributed species of rail in North America that it gets no respect? The post The American Coot – One of the Least Appreciated Birds in North America appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

Rare Birds of North America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Where did the Coney Island Gray-hooded Gull come from, Africa or South America? I kept wishing I had Rare Birds of North America , by Steve N. In this book, rare birds are species “for which, on average, only 5 or fewer individuals have been found annually in North America since around 1950.” Rare Birds of North America covers 265 species within these parameters. There is a plate for each species, depicting plumages likely to be seen in North America.

Climate Change And Birds: Europe vs. North America

10,000 Birds

I want to alert you to a recent study (from April) that looks at the plight of bird populations under conditions of climate change in Europe and North America. The total overall impact on bird populations, related to climate change, is the same in North America (on the right) and Europe (on the left). Again, Europe is on the left, North America is on the right. Why are Europe and North America different?

This is how we will Save America.

Elephant Journal

Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality donald trump election 2016 god hillary clinton make america great again save america who should i vote forI don’t have the answers, but I do know that it is a better bet to not rely on.

Waterfowl of North America, Europe & Asia: An Identification Guide

10,000 Birds

Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide by Sébastien Reeber is an exhaustively comprehensive reference book that is sure to bring joy to the heart of every birder who slowly scopes through the hundreds of ducks in the local marsh or bay and eventually, after an hour or so, looks up, smiles, and says, “I have a Eurasian Teal.” Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide is a serious book for serious birders.

Cavity Nesting Birds of North America and Their Babies!

10,000 Birds

Now the only falcon that regularly nests in natural cavities is the smallest and most common falcon in North America, the American Kestrel ( Falco sparverius ).

America the Beautiful. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) america freedom history immigration multicultural patriotismwe are buried underneath the blood of the slaves how do we forgive ourselves?

The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bradley, author of Common Spiders of North America , is one of many professional and novice arachnologists in the country studying the planet’s eight-legged critters and working to dispel popular myths. It was the first new family of spiders to be added to North America since 1890. “It’s

America Could Be Vegan by 2050

Eccorazzi

The founder and director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Kathy Stevens, thinks America could be vegan by 2050. Meat consumption is on the decline, while interest in Read More The post America Could Be Vegan by 2050 appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Take A Seat: Sharing a Ride Across America

Wend Magazine

Called Take A Seat: Sharing a ride across America , the project follows a bicycle journey from Los Angeles to New York City. Related posts: The Joy Trip Project: Biking America for (and with) People with Disabilities.

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The Most Eco-friendly Places to Live in America

Living Green & Saving Energy

America may be trailing behind most of the rest of the world in its efforts to become more ecologically-friendly, but the good news is that change is most definitely happening, perhaps not on a nationwide level, but on a local level with some places in America doing it for themselves.

Are Latin America’s Protected Areas Effective at Conserving Nature?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Protected areas are the single most important conservation strategy in the world, and Latin America has the most land within protected areas of any region of the world. But are Latin America’s protected areas effective at conserving nature inside their boundaries?

America's new found beverage love. Water

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It was not all that long ago that America had a serious love affair with all things soda. bottled water smartwater water America vitaminwater tap water

The Green-winged Teal, North America’s Smallest Dabbling Duck

10,000 Birds

The Green-winged Teal ( Anas crecca carolinensis ) is North America’s smallest dabbling duck and taken by hunters second only to the Mallard.

Finch Bay named South America’s leading green hotel

Green Traveler Guides

World Travel Awards winners for 2012 include Finch Bay Eco Hotel in the Galapagos Islands as "South America's leading green hotel." Finch Bay named South America’s leading green hotel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Amazon Argentina Bahia Bolivia Brazil Buenos Aires Caracas Ecuador Galapagos Islands Georgetown Guyana Machu Picchu Madidi Mato Grosso Pernambuco Peru Puerto Moldonado South America Venezuela Yasuni

End America's Addiction to Oil

Green Earth Journey

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, East Grand Terre Island, LA, 6/3/10 The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should be a wake-up call for Washington: it's time for a plan to end America's addiction to oil.

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I Will Bring the Peaceful Riot (A Poem for America).

Elephant Journal

This is a poem for America, for Trump's America, and any other place where right begins to rise out of wrongs to say, "No. Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only acceptance america hatred home love peaceful riot poem poetry race religion trump Trump's AmericaNot here. Never again.".