Birds of Cambodia Review

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The post Birds of Cambodia Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review books Cambodia field guidesA holiday in Cambodia?

Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

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The post Landfill by Tim Dee: Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review books gulling gullsI have visited my local landfill for the last seven years, usually several times per winter, only to recently stumble upon a book called the Landfill!

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The Falcon Thief: A Book Review

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The post The Falcon Thief: A Book Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review falconsSeptember 2017, Cerrado, Brazil.

2020 218

Birders: A Documentary Short Film Review

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Portillo Padua’s previous documentary, the 2012 Diario a Tres Voces, was well reviewed and made the festival circuit, but it was of the creative, personal documentary subspecies. The post Birders: A Documentary Short Film Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

2019 275

“Birds of Cyprus” field guide review

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The post “Birds of Cyprus” field guide review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review cyprus Europe field guide

2020 219

What It’s Like to Be a Bird: A Review of the New Sibley Book

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Look at the Swallow page shown in the beginning of this review: there is a comparison of Barn Swallow and Cliff Swallow nests; silhouettes of a Barn Swallow in flight; a skeleton of a Barn Swallow, bones stronger and stiffer than humans but not, surprisingly, heavier.

2020 219

Cool Green Summer Book Review

Nature Conservancy - Science

Butterflies, wildflowers, mongooses and more: new nature books reviewed. Ideas Our Nature Reads

2020 74

Saving Jemima and Julie: a Book Review

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The last time a Julie Zickefoose book was reviewed on this blogsite, the piece began by saying “This is going to be a rave review.” That sentence will do for this review and this book, too: it’s unavoidable. Reviews Blue jays book review wildlife rehabilitators

2019 206

Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds: An Identification Guide?A Book Review

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In addition, the sections review habitat; behavior, including predation, daily routine, food and foraging, and breeding; vocalizations; migration (or, lack of); and conservation. Reviews birds of paradise book review bowerbirds

2020 219

Huskup – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Reusable and plastic free, Huskup brings takeaway coffee back down to earth Durable, biodegradable and entirely free from plastic, Huskup is tackling the UK’s disposable culture one flat white at a time with a brand new reusable coffee cup made from rice husks.

Antpittas and Gnateaters: A Book Review

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Greeney was recommended to me as a book I HAD to review by no less than three birding friends. One of the reasons I wanted to review Antpittas and Gnateaters was that I was curious about whether it could stand as a model for future bird family books.

2019 206

Birds of Bolivia: Field Guide–A Book Review

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The same is true of Guide to the Birds of Honduras , which I reviewed in 2018 and which was also a grassroots project (though Birds of Bolivia obtained greater support from large birding organizations). Reviews Bolivia book review field guide

2020 195

ARS long-reach pruner ? Product review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ARS-160-0.6 long-reach pruner is a cut and hold snipper, ideally suited for pruning of roses, for instance, but also for other tasks, including harvesting certain crops.

2020 214

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition: A Field Guide Review

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When you review the system, it makes perfect sense: falcons are placed with hawks, nightjars are next to owls, and grebes are close to ducks, rather than separated from them by quail and grouse. Birding Reviews book review field guide

2020 218

Gulls Simplified: A Gull Book Review

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There are actually two types of quizzes–those in the formal Quiz and Review in the back of the book, and quizzes scattered through the Introduction and some of the species accounts, whose answers are given in a separate back-of-the-book section. Reviews book review gulls

2018 229

Birds in Winter: A Book Review, Written in Winter

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The post Birds in Winter: A Book Review, Written in Winter appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review winterHere are some of the things I learned reading Birds in Winter: .

2020 190

Birding Without Borders: A Review

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But it would be unfair for a book review to reveal how much further he got on his tally, or what his final extraordinary total was. Mark Gamin, a Cleveland lawyer and birder, is a frequent and appreciated reviewer for 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review listing Noah Strycker

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Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

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Reviewing it also brought up some questions, which will be explored throughout this review. The one on the left is from the book being reviewed here, Birds of Central America , and the plate on the right is from Birds of Peru. Reviews book review Central America field guide

2018 229

Sprout Lands – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sprout Lands by William Bryant Logan Published by W W Norton, April 2019 Hardcover 165 x 244 mm / 384 pages ISBN 9780393609417 Price: £19.99

2019 156

Birds of Nanhui Shanghai: A Photo Book Review

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The post Birds of Nanhui Shanghai: A Photo Book Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews bird photography book review Shanghai

2019 159

Paper Saver – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Paper Saver is – probably – the most eco-friendly notebook ever The Paper Saver comes without paper inside, because it's meant to be stuffed with old, discarded printouts from your home office.

Futurekind – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Futurekind Design for and by the People by Dr. Rob Phillips Published by Thames & Hudson, May (16) 2019 240 pages 900 illustrations Hardback 25.5

2019 162

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

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In some cases, Hashimoto presents both water color and block print images, such as the block print of a male Wood Duck shown at the beginning of this review, colorfully dramatic, and the watercolor below, more subtle and atmospheric in its use of line and hue. Reviews bird art book review

2019 213

Bernd Heinrich’s new book “White Feathers” — a review

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Two epigraphs open Bernd Heinrich’s White Feathers: The Nesting Lives of Swallows, each so redolent of his work as a whole, not just this new book, that they deserve to be quoted, even in a mere review, in full. Birding Reviews book review nests Tree Swallows

2020 132

Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth – A Film Review

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The post Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth – A Film Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews eagles film reviewThe Philippine Eagle has a kind face.

2019 219

Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City–A Book Review

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And, a s I said in the beginning of this review, they spent their lives exploring the habitats and documenting the birds residing in and migrating through the Bronx, New York City and Long Island. Reviews book review New York CityHappy New Year, 10,000 Birds readers and writers!

2020 176

Children’s Book Review: Wake up, Woods

Nature Conservancy - Science

A review of a beautiful new wildflower book for kids, Wake Up, Woods. Ideas Forests Our Nature Reads

2019 89

Churchill & Orwell – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Churchill & Orwell – The Fight For Freedom by Thomas E. book review Churchill Orwell politicsRicks Published 1st June 2017 Royal Hardback, £25 352 pages, with 26 b/w photographs ISBN 9780715652374 Liberty and truth have never been so topical.

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"Signed Peer Reviews"

Environmental Economics

The Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics' (another one that doesn't appear in RePEc rankings yet) peer reviews are not even single blind. Linwood Pendleton : One possible approach to improving peer review is to eliminate anonymity. Anonymity  Anonymity in the peer-review system is outdated. In The Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, we are working to develop ways to connect editors, reviewers and authors in an open manner.

Review 138

Oceanic Birds of The World: A Photo Guide–A Book Review

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The answers are: (1) the definition is what the authors have decided based on their experience and knowledge of taxonomy, and (2) the terms ‘oceanic birds’ and ‘seabirds’ are interchangeable (so, I will use both in this review). Reviews book review field guide seabird

2019 199

ARS-UVR-32PRO – Product Review

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Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) ARS-UVR-32PRO from Sorbus International Pro pruning saw with sheath, curved blade 4mm pitch, rubber grip. Blade high-Carbon Steel with hard-chrome plating. Curvature ground teeth (SUPER TURBOCUT®) and impulse hardened. 4mm tooth pitch with 1.5 mm tooth thickness. Blade length 320 mm and overall length 480 mm with a weight of 430 grams.

2019 125

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather–A Book Review

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Last year I reviewed The Feather Thief , an enjoyable tale centering on the use of feathers in the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying, and how that led to the theft of priceless bird skins by one obsessed young man. Reviews book review HistoryA feather is a magical thing.

2019 162

The Splendor of Birds and National Geographic: a Book Review

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As Donna pointed out in her review of the latest (seventh) edition of the NatGeo field guide, they usually, but not always, succeed). The post The Splendor of Birds and National Geographic: a Book Review appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Reviews book review national geographic

Norm’s Farms Elderberry Wellness Products – A Review, Giveaway & A Recipe

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A little over a week ago I had the pleasure of reviewing Norm’s Farms Elderberry Wellness Syrup and Elderberry Extract and I am excited to tell you all about it. Write a review. reviews and giveaways review and giveaway

Animals of Kruger National Park: A Book Review

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Reviews book review Kruger NPI’ll never forget my introduction to the mammals of Kruger National Park, South Africa. We –participants of the ABA South Africa Safari—were on a small plane when one Lori Conrad looked out the window and screamed, “There are elephants down there!”

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Mastering Bird Photography: A Book Review by an Amateur Bird Photographer

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I knew that reading one chapter would not affect my critical reviewer’s opinion of the book, and Marie knew that too. This review is based on a reading of the eBook format, and I have mixed feelings about it. Reviews bird photography book review

2019 219

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

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My review copy (well, actually a contributor’s copy—more on that later) was waiting for me when I returned from the ABA birding tour of Thailand and Malaysia (more on that in a separate post) in early March. since I normally would receive a review copy. I like sparrows.

What should a reviewer do when the journal increases the costs of providing a review?

Environmental Economics

It has gone down something like this: Get a review assignment from a journal. Journal sends me the paper to review via email. Can't login to submit my review. I submit my review via email. I receive an invitation to review the revised paper.

2018 141

Reviewer rant follow-up

Environmental Economics

My reply: It is #2 on my list of late papers to review. I should be able to finish the review in the next two weeks. From the inbox today: Dear John: It has been three weeks since your scores were due for the manuscript entitled [title]. How is it going? We are looking forward to hearing from you. If this is unacceptable and you would like to move on to another referee, please let me know.  

2017 109

Murder Most Wildfowl: A Review of “A Dance of Cranes” by Steve Burrows

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The post Murder Most Wildfowl: A Review of “A Dance of Cranes” by Steve Burrows appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Birds Reviews book review Whooping CranesSince the last notice of him on this blogsite (in June 2018), Steve Burrows has published two more novels in his terrific “Birder Murder” series, the fifth and sixth – respectively, A Tiding of Magpies and, now the latest, A Dance of Cranes. This is good news, and especially so for birders.

2019 153

The Feather Thief: A Book Review

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I can’t end this review without talking about how impressed I am by Johnson’s research and documentation. Reviews book review fly tying museums

2018 144

The Book of Trees – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Book of Trees by Piotr Socha (Author), Wojciech Grajkowski (Author) Published by Thames and Hudson (Big Books) (13 Sept. book review trees wood

2018 145

3 Natural ways to Repel Insects: An Iwilla Remedy Bug-Off Review/Giveaway

Hug a Tree with Me

Nevertheless, there are more sustainable ways to deter our bug-kin … 3 Natural Ways to Repel Insects – An Iwilla Remedy Bug – Off Review and Giveaway. They were generous enough to send me a bottle to review. reviews and giveaways review and giveaway