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Scientists ‘winter’ in Bahamas to study endangered migratory bird

This PBS article focuses on endangered migratory shore birds such as the piping plover in the Bahamas. Scientists have been studying the piping plover, which has been on the endangered species list in the United States since the late 1980s. 190 more words


American kestrel nestling by Larry R. Goodman

Submitted by Peggy Baker of Francis Weston Audubon Society of Pensacola, the society which completed a 2 year study recently of the birds in Blackwater River State Forest (abbreviated report by Peggy Baker posted in this blog, 2013).   183 more words

Blackwater River State Forest

the great backyard bird count

This weekend was not only President’s weekend, but it also marked the world coming together for the Great Backyard Bird Count. According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, GBBC was the “ 557 more words


The Great Backyard Bird Count: Start counting Tomorrow!

Photo’ by Arley Fosburgh

The 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count! 2015

Starts tomorrow, Friday, February 13th – February 16th

Participate from your backyard, or from anywhere in the world. 8 more words

Arley Fosburgh

Crowd Sourcing for the Birds

Did you know that there are about three-dozen different species of sparrow in North America? It’s not the most awe-inducing fact, but if you want to participate in the… 603 more words

Bird Count

2015 Great Backyard Bird Count Feb.13 to 15

Great Backyard Bird Count

Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. 103 more words


For the Birds

In the opening of The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th century poem about a group of pilgrims journeying to Canterbury, Chaucer’s narrator introduces the reader not to the pilgrims, but to the world in which they will travel. 883 more words

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