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Zugunruhe: Do You Feel It?

Zugunruhe. Do you feel it too? It means “migratory restlessness,” and it’s normally used to describe the behavior of birds and other migratory species as they prepare for their long journeys in spring and fall. 875 more words

Biggest Week In American Birding

A godwit's goodbye

On the airwaves:

Australian comedian and birdwatcher John Clarke and his partner-in-comedy Brian Dawe; an exclusive interview for Birdlife Australia, April 2014.

Leaving on a jet stream

In the departure lounge

It’s autumn (in the southern hemisphere) and Australia is again farewelling its shorebirds. Check out the YouTube link at https://support.birdlife.org.au/emailviewonwebpage.aspx?erid=1226068&trid=d38f4835-aea6-4eff-b902-45aa31d8ad9

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Starflight

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Journey of the Magi

“A cold coming we had of it,
Just the worst time of the year
For a journey, and such a long journey: 336 more words