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2014-04-10 12:24:58

HOSPET, India, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A milestone in scientific documentation on resident and migratory birds in Hampi area The new book titled "Birds of Hampi" was released by Sri. G.V.Sugur, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Karnataka, at a function held in Bangalore recently. The book, written by Sri. Samad Kottur, is intended to help both the seasoned bird watcher and lay man identify the birds in and around Hampi. This field...

2014-04-01 23:01:57

On any given day tens of thousands of tourists flock to Yosemite to admire superlative views of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and wildlife tour company, offers guided tours with expert naturalists on a week-long excursion, September 26 – October 3, that takes visitor experience to a whole new level. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Company owner Peg Abbott says, “Yosemite is a perfect environment to search out birds classic to the...

2014-03-31 23:04:39

Naturalist Journeys announces a landscape, wildlife and birding tour to the Grand Canyon and four other Southwestern National Parks September 18-27, 2014. Tour participants enjoy a living classroom for studying geology, geography, birding, and nature as they travel with expert guides. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Capitol Reef, and Grand Staircase-Escalante are national parks and monuments visited by top birding and wildlife company Naturalist...

2014-01-31 23:33:22

Naturalist Journeys announces a new birding tour to showcase three distinct environments that in combination allow for fabulous Pacific Northwest birdwatching: the only temperate rainforest in the contiguous 48 states, one of the wildest, most scenic coastlines in the world, and the jagged, glacially-carved alpine splendor of the high Olympic Mountains. Tour participants join Seattle-based expert guide Woody Wheeler for a week-long birding and nature tour. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 31,...

2014-01-31 23:31:16

April inaugurates the leatherback turtle viewing season at Matura Beach in Trinidad, and Naturalist Journeys’ Caligo Ventures features tours throughout this season. This much-anticipated addition to popular tours to Trinidad and Tobago, with time at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, can be enjoyed from April to July. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Each spring and summer thousands of Leatherback Turtles visit their ancestral nesting grounds on the beaches of Trinidad, laying enough eggs...

2014-01-24 23:01:40

Feeding wild birds since 1958, Perky-Pet brand has made new and updated versions based on consumer feedback on some of their most coveted bird feeders! Lititz, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Perky-Pet® celebrates long-awaited enhancements of four of their most popular hummingbird feeders. Admired by bird feeding enthusiasts nation-wide, the featured improvements will have hobbyists clearing store shelves. Consumers asked for it, and Perky-Pet® listened by adding improved features...

2014-01-04 23:04:10

In its annual review, BirdWatching magazine identifies the 42 most important stories about birds and birdwatchers. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 A pair of record-breaking efforts by birdwatchers top BirdWatching magazine’s list of the year’s most important stories about birds and birdwatchers. The bimonthly magazine has listed the 42 most important stories of 2013 on its website: http://www.BirdWatchingDaily.com. The first record was broken by a team of birders from the Cornell Lab of...

2013-12-31 23:24:57

Top-rated birding and nature tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a spring birding and nature tour to one of America’s scenic wonders, the fabled Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, announces their Spring Blue Ridge Mountains Guided Birding Tour, led by Doug Pratt, who has been fascinated with the region since he was a young boy. “My family loved camping,” Pratt explains, “and every...

2013-12-20 23:24:55

Enthusiasm and recognition for winter bird watching on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula is at an all time high. Birders spot Trumpeter Swans, Snowy Owls, Snow Buntings and hundreds of other bird species on bays, marshes, rivers, lakes and shoreline of 28-mile peninsula in Southwestern-most corner of Washington State. LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Local birding enthusiasts are reporting spectacular sightings of birds on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula in...

2013-11-28 23:01:00

Naturalist Journeys' program Caligo Ventures puts ecotourism principles out front and center on their holiday (New Year’s) Trinidad and Tobago Birding and Nature Tour, based at the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre; participants join locals to run the island’s long-standing Christmas Bird Count Dec. 30, 2013. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Caligo Ventures, a program of Naturalist Journeys, offers a bonus to birding and nature tour participants on this year’s New Year’s...


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Ornithology
2013-10-09 12:32:30

Ornithology, a branch of zoology, is the study of birds. The term ornithology is derived from the ancient Greek words for bird and rationale or explanation. This study differs from other sciences because amateurs often take part in studies and because birds are commonly seen. It is thought that ornithology developed in the same manner than biology developed. Drawings from the Stone Age show the earliest interest in birds and the remains of over eighty bird species have been found at excavated...

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