Yellowstone National Park Bird Celebration

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In the midst of an intensifying battle between protecting public lands and advancing private interests, I want to share a moment of avian celebration at Yellowstone National Park. national park (1872), birding records date back to its establishment. For the love of birds and parks.

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The Cherokee National Forest just got bigger!

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Through multi-partnerships, cooperation, federal funding, and the private conservation efforts of one family, 616 acres were officially added to the Cherokee National Forest in September 2018. Featured image – Cherokee National Forest, southern section.).

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eBirding National Wildlife Refuges

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I am something of an aficionado of National Wildlife Refuges. The new features are called “ Explore a National Wildlife Refuge ,” and they can be found in the “explore” tab under the “explore a region” sub-tab. Birding eBird National Wildlife Refuges USFWS

Alaska Day: Birds and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

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It is therefore appropriate for birders to pause and recognize significance of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). By designating more than 97 million acres for new parks and refuges, we are doubling the size of our National Park and Wildlife Refuge System.

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Miami Mega Mall vs. Everglades National Park

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While there’s nothing inherently noteworthy about another super complex, this one will sit in uncomfortable proximity to the Everglades National Park. Everglades National Park. Everglades National Park. National Park Service photo.). Merchandising folly 1 – Conservation 0.

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Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

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There are more than 550 national wildlife refuges in the United States, with at least one in every state and one within an hour drive of almost every major American city. Both birds and birders flock to national wildlife refuges. Birding National Wildlife Refuges travel

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Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

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The Dry Tortugas National Park , seven bits of lands comprised of coral and sand, is home to seven nesting avian species, 40 winter visitors, and 250+ fly-through bird species during spring and fall migrations. Dry Tortugas approximately 100 years ago. Sooties, noddies, and where to find them.

JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

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national parks. The audio guide recently garnered […] JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. California North America United States Utah app for US national parks JustAhead travel guide for US national parks

Some of My Favorite National Wildlife Refuge Photos

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I think most of you know how important our National Wildlife Refuge system is to me. This week I have simply put together a post featuring several of my favorite photos, all taken on our National Wildlife Refuges. I will close with a video from Colusa National Wildlife Refuge.

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Yanchep National Park-Perth

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Yanchep National Park is a very popular destination if you are visiting Perth and have access to a vehicle. It is easy to get to Yanchep National Park from Perth within an hour via the Mitchell Freeway and then Wanneroo Road and there is ample parking within the park.

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Week 16: South Africa and Kruger National Park

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We got here and dropped our luggage, and headed straight for the Crocodile River Gate entrance to Kruger National Park. Since we will be in Cape Town for a week after leaving here, we will be able to use it there at Table Mountain National Park as well.

Perth Hills National Parks

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There are some excellent National Parks in the hills to the east of Perth city and they are all worth a visit at any time of year. Beelu National Park has numerous trails that you can walk and the Bibbulmun Track also passes by the Perth Discovery Centre and camp site.

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Black Bears

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When I was reading up on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and realized that it is supposed to be the easiest place on the east coast to see Black Bears I was pretty excited. … Mammals Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge bears Black Bear North Carolina

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Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge

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For me, the real jewel of central Oregon is Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. Growing up in central Oregon, allowed me to experience such a diverse amount of habitat, and the wildlife that resides there.

Feeding the nation

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The first and foremost job and task of a farmer is not to produce for the export market but it is that of feeding the nation. First feed the nation. feeding the nation and the job of the forester is. producing timber for the nation.

National Tree Week 2016

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26th November to 4th December CHANGING VIEWS As National Tree Week – the UK’s biggest annual festival of trees – approaches, The Tree Council is encouraging everyone to consider how they can change views for the better by planting and celebrating trees.

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Canada’s National Bird: And the Winner Is …

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Those of you who have been waiting with bated breath for the past few months in anticipation can finally exhale: Canada has a new national bird. Whether the Canadian government will adopt this recommendation remains to be seen; at the moment, there is no official Canadian national bird.

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Mountain Bluebirds at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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And secondly, I realized of all the posts I have written on birds of Lassen Volcanic National Park , I have never really given much detail on the park itself. Lassen Volcanic National Park was established a year later on August 9, 1916. As the fifteenth national park established by Congress, it is one of the oldest national parks in the United States. Birds Destinations Lassen Volcanic National Park Mountain Bluebirds national parks

Republicans are Trying to Silence the Nation.

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But the freedom of the nation is at stake as well, for when powerful men are able to silence their critics, every citizen is a little less free to speak their minds. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Right Livelihood ford freedom human rights kavanaugh nation politics Republicans supreme court

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Juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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That being said, I found this juvenile recently at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. The complex headquarters at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge , Colusa NWR , and Delevan NWR all have photo blinds that are available to reserve.

Benefits of “Winter” Birding at Carara National Park, Costa Rica

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There are benefits to birding in Costa Rica during the winter wet season, recently, I got the chance to experience some of them during a day of guiding at Carara National Park.

What is the National Bird of Italy?

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Italy has no national bird! Some places on the web claim that the national bird of Italy is the “bluebird” but this is so untrue that it does not make sense. The lack of a national bird is not because Italy has a paucity of birds or a lack of interest in symbols.

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Birding Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

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But if you want herons and ducks and shorebirds and geese and egrets and swans and rails the best bet is the famed Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge along State Route 2 in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Trips Midwest Birding Symposium Ohio Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

A Gathering at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge

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As I always do on the way home, following a short visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, I take in at least one of the National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) found in the Sacramento Valley. I’m hoping this will give you an incentive to get out and experience a National Wildlife Refuge in your area during this fall migration. There are over 560 National Wildlife Refuges across the United States, at least one in every state.

Spurn National Nature Reserve

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During our visit to the UK last year we were able to make two visits to Spurn National Nature Reserve and this area is only 27km (16.8 Spurn National Nature Reserve was an easy area to get to and over four thousand people made the trip to see the rarity!

National Vegetarian Week 2016

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National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes.

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Nationalism is an infantile disease

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Nationalism is an infantile disease. " ~ Albert Einstein Nationalism and even the nation state are obsolete, in fact they have been thus for ever and a day, and both have been the cause for many of the wars throughout history while others, that is true, were for prestige, resources and such. This is a dangerous development and this nationalism generally ends in fascism. fascism nationalism politics

What is the National Bird of Venezuela?

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I remember the very first time I saw the national bird of Venezuela. It was introduced to Puerto Rico and other island nations, and now flourishes. Birds national bird Troupial Venezuela

Week 29: The birds of Crater Lake National Park

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The first part of this week finds us in south central Oregon, at one of the nation’s true gems, Crater Lake National park. The post Week 29: The birds of Crater Lake National Park appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Clark’s Nutcrackers at the Top of Rocky Mountain National Park

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I finally had my chance in June, on a two day trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. Trips Clark's Nutcracker Rocky Mountain national parkIn the fall of 2017, my mother and favorite birding buddy visited the mountains of Montana for a fishing trip.

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Our Audubon Chapter Campout at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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According to their website , Lassen Volcanic National Park provides habitat for approximately 216 species of birds in which 96 have been known to actually breed in the park. Of course there are more than just birds at Lassen Volcanic National Park.

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Fishing at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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Fishing is not one of the recreational activities allowed at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge but apparently no one has passed that information on to the local bird population. Birds egrets Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Snowy Egret wading birds

Blue-winged Teal at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

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The Blue-winged Teal ( Anas discors ) is not that common in California except along the coast, so I was pretty excited to discover several pair and a few non-paired individuals of the species at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge on the day I had reserved photo blind #2.

Mountain Chickadees at Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Mountain Chickadees ( Poecile gambeli ) are a conspicuous cavity nester and one of the 96 species of birds that nest in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Birds chickadees Lassen Volcanic National Park Mountain Chickadee

What is the National Bird of Jamaica?

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The national bird of Jamaica is the Red-billed Streamertail , known colloquially as the Doctor Bird and scientifically as Trochilus polytmus. How did this particular one end up as the national bird? 20, National Emblems (link is a PDF). Click on our National Birds page!

The National Wildlife Refuge System: Birders Leading the Way

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He has visited more than 40 National Wildlife Refuges in 20 states and frequently visits NWRs in his travels, most recently Buenos Aires NWR in southern Arizona. One of the nation’s premier birding locations had been overrun by an armed militia and the occupation unexpectedly endured for weeks. The focus on Malheur is and was appropriate, but we should not lose sight of the significance of the entire National Wildlife Refuge System. Jason A.

What is the National Bird of Belize?

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When choosing a national bird many countries choose instantly recognizable members of their avifauna which is often a wise idea. And the Keel-billed Toucan , the national bird of Belize, is nothing if not easily recognizable. Want to see all of the national bird posts on 10,000 Birds?

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What is the National Bird of Guatemala?

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The national bird of Guatemala is one of the most magnificent birds in the entire world – the Resplendent Quetzal. Guatemala chose wisely when they picked the bird that would be the avian symbol for the country, a bird that even appears on their coat of arms and national flag!

National Geographic Bird-Watcher’s Bible

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But when you get a volume from National Geographic, it’s no surprise that it’s going to be in the upper echelons of aesthetic appeal. Reviews Birding birding resources national geographic

National Recycle Week

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 16 to June 22, 2014 saw another National Recycle Week in the UK. Therefore, as recycling is not and must not be number one on the agenda I propose a National and even International Reuse Week.

What is the National Bird of Sweden?

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The national bird of Sweden is the Blackbird Turdus merula , otherwise known as the Common Blackbird or Eurasian Blackbird , though, of course, in Sweden it is not known by any of those names but as Koltrast.* … This is the fourth in a series of posts about national birds.

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Animals of Kruger National Park: A Book Review

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I’ll never forget my introduction to the mammals of Kruger National Park, South Africa. Animals of Kruger National Park by Keith Barnes is the animal guide I wish I had when I visited South Africa. Animals of Kruger National Park is heavily illustrated by approximately 200 photos.

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Peregrine Falcons at the National Wildlife Refuges

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Peregrine Falcon at Delevan National Wildlife Refuge. Obviously, our National Wildlife Refuge System is one of our most cherished environmental treasures. Do you enjoy the National Wildlife Refuges in your area?