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My lifer Whooping Crane – something I thought I might never see


It’s been a long time coming, but I was recently guided to my lifer WHOOPING CRANE by my nephews Benjamin and Matt Hack (+ special guest star Matt’s friend Kaitie) at a lake near Dexter, Michigan. This is an ENDANGERED … Continue reading

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You Share the Planet With #1: The Malay Peacock-pheasant


If you’re like most people – I mean literally most, as in >99% of the people who have ever lived – then this one you will file under TIL (today I learned). My Ornithology students are currently exploring the diversity … Continue reading

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American Bird Conservancy’s Inside Bird Conservation newsletter, August 2016


The fight against neonicotinoid pesticides is moving front and center among the priorities of the American Bird Conservancy.  Check out this and other pressing issues in avian conservation in the latest Inside Bird Conservation. For links to all the conservation … Continue reading

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Giant Pandas apparently on the increase


In what might be the first good news for Giant Pandas in my lifetime, a new survey suggests both a population increase and colonization of previously occupied forests.  Feel free to check out this story if you care about biodiversity … Continue reading

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