Tag Archives: citizen science

Violent storms and violet skies on the Oklahoma prairie


Though it’s not easy to orchestrate given my other commitments, a singular joy of mine is to head west each June for a whirlwind investment of about 24 hours in conducting the Lookout, OK Breeding Bird Survey route.     … Continue reading

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Historical data – shorebirds and a sea turtle on the Virginia Coast Reserve


Long ago my life was quite different. I spent a lot more time outside and I traveled to some pretty wild places. I did not, however, carry a camera with me. Back in those days, you might have a compact … Continue reading

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The Wild Side newsletter – March 2018


The Wildlife Diversity Program of our Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation publishes a great little e-newsletter: The Wild Side. This month’s issue hearkens to the extraordinary ecosystem diversity our state packs into its relatively modest area: mixed-grass prairie, Ozark caves, … Continue reading

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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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BirdWatch Ireland eWings newsletter, August 2016


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the August 2016 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. BirdWatch Ireland would be nothing without the support of its members. As Ireland’s largest conservation charity, we have a special responsibility to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Birdwatch Ireland eWings #80


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the May 2016 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. Ireland’s hedgerows don’t get the respect that they deserve. One of our most important wildlife habitats, not to mention a stunning visual feature of our … Continue reading

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2016 State of the Birds


It ain’t much better than the last one.¬† Check out the press release for the 2016 State of the Birds Report to see the gains and losses in conservation, and consider options for the future. (Complete and well-organized overview here.) … Continue reading

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