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A Cuckoo in Costa Rica Brings in the Birders

10,000 Birds

12 species of cuckoos are on the Costa Rica bird list. One of them, the Greater Ani, is rare and odd vagrant that has only been seen a few times in the canals of Tortuguero National Park. Tortuguero- one of many excellent birding areas in Costa Rica.

Ancient coffins found with the elephants at the zoo

Green Prophet

While building a wildlife hospital at a zoo in Israel, developers came across an interesting find: two ancient stone coffins called sarcophagi. Archeologists believe they could belong to husband and wife.

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How to See a Red Fox in Winter

Nature Conservancy - Science

Now is the perfect time to see (or smell) a fox. Here’s how. The post How to See a Red Fox in Winter appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist Urban Conservation

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Creepers in the Forest

10,000 Birds

Getting familiar with birds is a process. As a child, poring through the pages of the Encyclopedia of Animal Life (I was gifted this 25 years before I appeared in Audubon magazine myself) birds gripped my attention.

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Chongming Island in winter

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Chongming Island is part of Shanghai – but it does not look much like the rest of the city. Located right where the Yangtze River enters the sea (and dividing it into two parts), it is mostly flat farmland.

Visit Guatemala with Birding Expeditions

10,000 Birds

10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations. We want to help the birding tourism industry come back strong from the COVID pandemic.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of February 2021)

10,000 Birds

Valentine’s Day on a Sunday delivers the perfect weekend for everyone who identifies as both a bird lover and a lovebird. Hope you made the most of it!

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Hot Times at the Old Watering Hole

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I promised last week to reveal (this week) which Very Special Birds had allowed themselves to be seen on that week’s Monday outing. But the temptation had been mounting to talk about how much activity my birdbath has been drawing to my garden now that Morelia is in the height (depth?)

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A pair of Beach Stone-curlews

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I thought the fact that it is Valentine’s Day today it was a good enough excuse to share with you some recent photos of a pair of Beach Stone-curlews. We are very lucky that we regularly observe this pair of birds on the Northern end of Cable Beach.

Heading Out for the First Day of the Great Backyard Bird Count

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Note: Erika is the Communications Director for Audubon Florida. The Great Backyard Bird Count kicked off yesterday, and will continue throughout the weekend before ending on the 15th.

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Birdwatching the Okavango Delta

10,000 Birds

10,000 Birds is running a series of articles by and about tour guides, tour companies, eco-lodges, and other birding travel organizations. We want to help the birding tourism industry come back strong from the COVID pandemic.

How does massage help your body?

Green Prophet

When it comes to relaxation, body massage is one of the oldest and most trusted ways to relax the body and mind at the same time. Massage therapy not only heals your body but also gives mental relaxation at the same time.

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For Transplanted Tortoises, Who Lives and Who Dies?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Research into the survival of desert tortoises holds keys for successful assisted climate migration. The post For Transplanted Tortoises, Who Lives and Who Dies? appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Climate Conservation Science Endangered Species Herps

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The Pope supports pulses

Green Prophet

Eat hummus, save the world. Pulses can change the world for good. They are a good source of protein and are the most sustainable form of protein humans can produce. To mark World Pulses Day, the United Nations hosted a virtual event, where the Pope endorsed pulses. .

See-through worm repairs brains

Green Prophet

A team of Hebrew University researchers have successfully used genetic engineering as a first step to what one day may allow scientists to genetically repair damaged brain circuits. The process, which was performed in tiny translucent C.

Lebanese eco-activists tell Iraq to keep their stinky oil

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Air pollution in Tehran, Iran.

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