Birds Newspaper – cranes, owls, shrikes, bee-eaters & wagtails

Birds Newspaper – cranes, owls, shrikes, bee-eaters & wagtails

Birds Newspaper

 



Birds Newspaper
Cranes, owls, shrikes, bee-eaters & wagtails



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02 September 2014


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Clues To Origin Of Flight Revealed By Flapping Baby Birds – Science News – redOrbit


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– By Robert Sanders, University of California, Berkeley How did the earliest birds take wing? Did they fall from trees and learn to flap their forelimbs to avoid crashing? Or did they run along the g…

32 new whooping cranes is good news at Wood Buffalo Park – North – CBC News


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– Once on the brink of extinction, whooping cranes are continuing their long, slow recovery. Using a helicopter to comb 4,000 to 5,000 square kilometres of land, biologists in Wood Buffalo National P…

Stop bird slaughter, keep cats indoors


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– For the first time ever, a Canada-wide report about bird mortality has been created. The comprehensive findings were published in a special edition of the Avian Conservation and Ecology journal. Pr…

Doug Robinson: The Birdman of Utah


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– SALT LAKE CITY — How good is Steve Chindgren’s World of Flight bird show at Hogle Zoo? So good that the neighbors climb to the top of 30-foot poles every day to watch it over the fence. Even orangu…

How to attract bug-eating birds to your garden


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– Every year, homeowners across the country arm themselves for battle and prepare for war. The battlefront is their lawns and gardens. The weapon of choice is an array of chemical pesticides. The ene…

Bird Notes: Gulls on the move – Daily Post


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– As the days shorten, generally birds from the north move south. We might not think of Gulls in the same way as Swallows or Warblers, but they are migrants too. Black-headed Gulls are now in winter …

In the Bronx, an Unlikely Sanctuary for Birds, and People – NYTimes.com


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– Troy Lancaster lives in exile. In the Bronx. His relatives won’t visit him, he says, because like a lot of folks with roots in the South, they are not keen on concrete, noise and narrow streets. He…

Prairie Grass at Airports May Deter Problems With Airplanes and Birds


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– Prairie grass planted near runways at airports may help to deter problems with birds flocking around airplanes as they take off or land. There have been many reported cases of airplane crashes due …


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Wetlands wildlife at risk


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Research Surprise: Many Birds Exposed to Eye Disease, but Only Finches Get Sick


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Ageing gracefully: physiology but not behaviour declines with age in a diving seabird – Elliott – 2014 – Functional Ecology – Wiley Online Library


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Eggcellent citizen science: evolution of camouflage in bird eggs | @GrrlScientist | Science


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High-tech bird decoy fools Alaska flycatchers, helps biologists


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Researchers Untangle Secrets of Bird Migration | Birds | ReWild


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New York City test facility aims to reduce bird-window collisions – BirdWatching


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Logging Green Lit for 52 Square Miles of Rim Fire Burn Area Near Yosemite | Agencies | ReWild


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Is rat poison killing wildlife and pets in New York’s Central Park?


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Can the World Really Set Aside Half of the Planet for Wildlife? | Science


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Invasive phragmites hurting bird population on Leslie St. Spit


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Iceland’s Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With “Massive” Chick Deaths


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Snowy owl that charmed the nation’s capital found dead in Minnesota – LA Times


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Elusive owls get new home in Cascades – News – MailTribune.com – Medford, OR


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How Humans Are Helping Ravens and Hurting Hawks – Inkfish


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Raptors slaughtered to protect Jasper County plantation game quail – Post and Courier


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On The Evolution of Migration – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science


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Acadia National Park | National Parks Traveler


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Rare bee-eaters on a flying visit to Britain: Eight birds hatch in UK in feat that has happened for only second time in 60 years


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A Visit from a Vulture – Bird Canada


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Birding Is Fun!: It’s Not Just About the Birds


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Birders are migrating to West Cape May – Lower Cape May – pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile


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