Tag Archives: HBW Alive

HBW Alive Newsletter – Dec. 2015


Check out so many wonderful things in the HBW Alive Newsletter #18 for December, 2015!  Just a taste: An observational and experimental study suggests that the animal dung pavement in nests of the Black Lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis) may reduce the … Continue reading

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HBW Alive newsletter #15


Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, newsletter #15 Cassowaries growl. Biddulph’s Ground-jays look super cool running over rocks and dunes. This photo (by Tomas Grim) exists. These amazing experiences, and a lifetime more, await you in the Handbook … Continue reading

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HBW Alive newsletter – #14, August 2015


Do you know what a Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler sounds like?  I do. Have you ever watched a Harpy Eagle feeding on the ground?  I have. Did you know that Oriental Honey-Buzzards rely greatly on olfaction to find food or that the … Continue reading

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HBW Alive – No. 11, May 2015


From the May 2015 newsletter of the Handbook of Birds of the World . . . Species Plates The Species Plates form one of HBW Alive’s most powerful tools, allowing you to explore the colour plates of all the bird … Continue reading

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HBW Alive newsletter – Feb. 2015


It’s really hard to decide what to feature to advertise the extraordinary content in the Handbook of the Birds of the World, but I’ll try.

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Greater Sooty-Owl from Handbook of the Birds of the World


Of all the reasons to visit Australia, this one might not be high on the list.  It should be though, because barn owls are totally cool.  Check out the Greater Sooty-Owl, brought to you by HBW Alive.

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Birds Alive – the new Handbook of the Birds of the World Newsletter


Wow!  Rarely have I seen a single source with more fascinating content on the birds of the world than the new Birds Alive newsletter. In addition to the latest news on critically endangered birds, newly described species, and exciting new … Continue reading

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