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Shazam for birds? Shazam for birds

Ever wonder what kind of bird is outside your window singing its sweet songs? A new Kickstarter is seeking to raise £50,000 for an app… 511 more words

Birdsong Essay:)

The novel ‘Birdsong’ by Sebastian Faulks focuses on WW1 and its effect on society through the journey of the protagonist Stephen Wraysford and his family. The novel is structured around three time periods and Faulks uses these time changes and the characters in each to show the differences that the war made. 1,277 more words

English Literature

Birdsong Essay

‘Birdsong’ is a WWI novel written by Sebastian Faulks. It follows Stephen’s life in the pre-war years, during the war and also his granddaughter’s life years afterwards. 1,293 more words

Standardardizing Species: Listening to, Representing, and Universalizing Bird Sounds in the 20th Century

I’m excited for Alexandra Hui’s upcoming talk November 4th at UC Davis and for the chance to act as discussant of her paper. She will be the second invited speaker of our… 21 more words

Liquid Notes

A tiny colourful collection of notes
perched on a branch
in the early morning mist
spills his
they get soaked and… 40 more words


Grasslands and Aurora Orchestra at Melbourne Festival

For the Melbourne Festival, the front steps of the State Library of Victoria hosted Grasslands by Melbourne artist Linda Tegg. This ‘grand meditation on nature versus culture’  used specially grown native plants and grasses to restore the forecourt of the Library to the wilderness which would once have existed there. 384 more words

Kangaroo Island

Dark-eyed Junco reunion

I am very,exceptionally joyful to announce the return of my endearing little snow birds! A.k.a. Juncos. Every year they declare their friendly presence with pleasant chipping. 134 more words