HBW Alive #42 – December 2017

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The latest newsletter update from the Handbook of the Birds of the World is out, and it took me about 10 seconds to open the file and learn something new. In this case, the first thing I learned was that there’s a bird called the Snow Mountain Tiger-Parrot that lives up to the treeline in the New Guinea Highlands. It is, as you might imagine, cool. Wanna see one foraging?  Of course you do.

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Speaking of high-altitude birds from tropical climes, do you know what a duet from a pair of Grey-browed Wrens sounds like?

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Thanks to Nick Athanas’ recording of duetting Grey-browed Wrens in Peru, you do now!


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About seiurus

Seiurus is an online alias for Dr. Tim O'Connell, associate professor in Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. My professional interests include ornithology, natural history, conservation, ecosystem indicators, and landscape ecology. These blend (sometimes seamlessly) with my personal interests in birding, citizen science, and nature education.
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