Sun.Nov 03, 2019

Best Bird of the Weekend (First of November 2019)

10,000 Birds

If you live in a part of the world that observes Daylight Savings Time, you lucked into an extra hour this weekend. Did you spend it birding? I wisely allocated my extra hour to a little lakewatch activity.

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Choose One/Lose One Fall Challenge

The Green Samaritan

Choose Stainless Steel Straws – Lose the Plastic Straw – Or just forgo all together! If you really don’t need the straw, just take a pass. And if you like a straw, bring your own. There. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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White-quilled Honeyeaters

10,000 Birds

White-quilled Honeyeaters- Entomyzon albipennis are found in the north of Australia. It is one of the largest of the honeyeaters and a similar size to the Friarbirds , Wattlebirds and Miners. The colours of the White-quilled Honeyeater are also a stand-out feature.

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How the House Finch Conquered Your Feeder…and a Continent

Nature Conservancy - Science

The dramatic spread of the non-native bird we love, the house finch. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Traveling Naturalist

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Recipe: Tahcheen, Eggplant and Mushroom Rice

Green Prophet

Pungent saffron and turmeric give a deep yellow color to this vegetarian version of a traditional Iranian dish. As many traditional dishes do, this one requires several cooking phases.

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Israelis want to know: Where has all the butter gone?

Green Prophet

“It was the best butter, you know,” said the March Hare. . The current butter crisis in Israel evokes the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. The same surreal logic reigns here. Once there were two dairies producing butter in Israel, Tara and Tnuva.

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