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The Lesson of the $300,000 Bobcat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ethics, government, interesting, protection, wildlife )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - anthropocenemagazine.org
What is a bobcat worth? There's a few ways of thinking about that question. One answer, of course, is that a bobcat's value is intrinsic, their lives not something to signify with a price tag. Fair enough. But for the sake of discussion, and because...
Better Know a Bird: The Wild and Kinky Mating Rituals of the Crested Auklet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, mating )

Anna
- 30 days ago - audubon.org
These quirky birds spend their summers decked out in fluorescent bill plates, extravagant headdresses, and tangerine perfume-and they pass the time with rambunctious sex parties.
The Quirky Timbres of Blackbird Songs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 30 days ago - audubon.org
Their songs may not seem musical, but Blackbirds can definitely grab your attention.
Why Some Birds Evolved to Help Raise Others' Babies
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Anna
- 31 days ago - futurity.org
A study of more than 3,000 bird species finds that birds that forgo reproduction to assist other birds in the care and protection of their young may have first evolved to form family groups to brave harsh habitats.
Decade-Long Project Helps Rare Coastal Bird
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Anna
- 31 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
A 1km area in Ouepoto Reserve at Aramoana Beach is taped off by Department of Conservation (DoC) staff between September and April every year to protect the New Zealand dotterel, an endangered sandy-brown wading bird.
Papua Governor Takes Birds-of-Paradise Off the Market!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 31 days ago - news.mongabay.com
He banned their use as accessories and souvenirs in the Indonesian province.
Birds and Bees Are Battling It Out for Control of Nesting Boxes, Reveals Springwatch Host Chris Packham
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 31 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gardeners may think they are helping out their feathered friends by putting a bird box in the garden.
Bald Eagle Numbers Fully Restored in Central California
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 31 days ago - mercurynews.com
Thirty breeding pairs in central coastal California
India's Vanishing Birds
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, protection )

Anna
- 31 days ago - punemirror.indiatimes.com
Until recently, around the world, there existed only one confirmed specimen of the Large-billed Warbler, collected by the legendry AO Hume at Rampur Bushair on the River Sutlej in Himachal, in November 1867. This bird was not found again for the next 139
An Afghan Bird Refuge Comes Back to Life After Decades of Neglect
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, environment, wildlife )

Anna
- 31 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Just south of the Afghan capital, on a busy road lined with car repair shops, goat corrals and garbage pits, a narrow lane opens unexpectedly onto a small natural wonder âEUR" a picturesque, nearly hidden marsh that is known only to a few Afghans
Bird Population Declines in Valley
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 32 days ago - thehimalayantimes.com
According to Bird Conservation Nepal, 7,008 birds were recorded in winter, whereas 6,636 birds were recorded in summer this year. BCN made public the result of urban bird count 2017 today. As per the data, 105 birds have disappeared from the Valley
Helping to Save Our Native Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 32 days ago - odt.co.nz
Dunedin residents can help the dire situation of New ZealandâEUR(TM)s native birds in various ways, environmental advocacy groups say.
Birds' Ability to Fly Could Determine the Shape of Their Eggs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 32 days ago - popsci.com
Not all eggs are created equal.
A Life in Pursuit of Vireos
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 33 days ago - audubon.org
An illustrious birder outlines the highs (and lows) of chasing these songbirds of summer.
Hornby's Storm-Petrels Have Found a Home in the Driest Place on the Planet
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment )

Anna
- 33 days ago - audubon.org
In Chile, a group of volunteer birders found the first-ever recorded nests of this mysterious bird 46 miles away from the coast in the Atacama Desert.
 

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