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007 — History of Ornithology


BY: Bob Montgomerie, Queen’s University | 7 January 2019 A couple of years ago, my family and I had an early morning stopover in Frankfurt, Germany, en route to our spring bolthole in the French Pyrenees. As we stumbled bleary-eyed … Continue reading

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Dear Americans, stop using China and India as climate change scapegoats — The Logic of Science


Reblogged from The Logic of Science.   I spend a lot of time on this blog debunking bad arguments, and I have previously devoted a lot of effort to debunking bad arguments against man-made climate change. There is, however, one … Continue reading

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Lion pride in South Africa, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog


This video from South Africa says about itself: Incredible Lion Sighting ! Lion Pride with 5 Males walking down the road in Kruger Park. “I witnessed this incredible Lion Pride encounter when I was driving past Kumana dam on my … Continue reading

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Stegosaur species compared, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog


This 24 August 2018 video says about itself: Stegosaur family species comparison Welcome to the fifth round of the new dinosaur comparison videos. In this comparison video, we shall compare the different stegosaur family species, also known as stegosaurids. These … Continue reading

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Outdoor Radio: Grassland Ambassadors Help Globetrotting Bobolinks Successfully Nest — Vermont Center for Ecostudies


If there is any one bird that got me interested in birding, it’s probably the Bobolink. On the family farm in New York’s Mohawk Valley, we had Bobolinks nesting each summer in our small pasture and in the hayfields across … Continue reading

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Agricultural & Urban Habitat Drive Long-Term Bird Population Changes — Auk & Condor Updates


Birders are constantly confronted with loss of habitats we think best support various species and the surprise of finding species in what we would consider unsuitable habitat. It’s easy to write off the marginal places as population sinks or ecological … Continue reading

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Essential Pride month reading and viewing for straight friends & colleagues


via Essential Pride month reading and viewing for straight friends & colleagues This day marks a celebration for LGBTQIA people in science, and it’s important to me to express my support for diversity in STEM. Few things I’ve seen better … Continue reading

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