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HBW Alive Newsletter – September 2016


The latest news from the Handbook of the Birds of the World has been released, and it’s again a power-pack of ornithological information. For just a taste . . . A new study using electroencephalogram recordings of Great Frigatebirds (Fregata … Continue reading

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Protesting Anthem protests


There’s a great deal of chatter on social media these days about how people behave during playing of the National Anthem.  That’s understandable and it’s good for Americans to stop every once in a while and really examine who we … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a watermelon?


I had hoped that by placing a juicy watermelon rind in front of a game camera I’d have some fun photos to enjoy.  I was right. The neat part is that it’s an independent test of my ability to identify … Continue reading

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Conservation is many things to many people


Originally posted on ConservationBytes.com:
I’ve never really entered the so-called (i.e., contrived) ‘debate’ regarding New Conservation, because I’ve always felt in my gut that it was a false dichotomy (turns out, I’m not the only one to think this). For…

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eBird News – September 2016 newsletter


In this issue: eBird Profile Pages are here! 2016 eBird Taxonomy update Your historic eBird sightings make a difference Free trial of the newly updated Birds of North America Get early access to new features in eBird as an eBird Partner … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, Sep. 2016


A vagrant Jabiru, questions of how much someone should pay for poaching an endangered Whooping Crane, and a new National Monument in Maine dominate the headlines of this month’s Birding Community E-Bulletin:   The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to … Continue reading

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