Category Archives: vultures

HBW Alive Newsletter #21 – March 2016


The latest newsletter of the Handbook of the Birds of the World has been released and it, as usual, is chock full of fascinating discoveries*, insightful synthesis, and stunning multi-media features. *For example, I just learned that a flightless owl … Continue reading

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tracking Golden Eagles via satellite


Check out this story on tracking Golden Eagles with satellite technology. Hopefully, this research will tell us where NOT to put wind turbines.

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Conservation Cornerstones July newsletter


Check out the latest newsletter of the the Center for Conservation Biology at the College of William and Mary.

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Birding Community E-Bulletin – Dec. 2009


THE BIRDING COMMUNITY E-BULLETIN December 2009 This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the Wild … Continue reading

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Latest Bird News Network from the American Bird Conservancy


Links to articles here. # ABC Works to Include AZE in the Convention on Biological Diversity Thu Dec 3 10:50:48 2009 In October 2010, government leaders from around the world will meet in Nagoya, Japan to discuss numerous conservation topics … Continue reading

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Vertical Axis Wind Turbines


Phil Berardelli (ScienceNOW Daily News) has published a neat story here on the benefits of a specific configuration of vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs; example here). VAWTS, arranged in a pattern that mimics schooling fish, can provide a similar energy output … Continue reading

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