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2014-07-30 23:13:59

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a new Chile Birding and Nature Tour from November 30 - December 14, 2014. Alongside expert guides, travelers will witness Chile’s fascinating wildlife, remarkable geography, and exquisite regional wines and cuisine. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Chile’s immaculate snow-capped mountains pierce the sky, providing a dramatic backdrop to explore rich wetlands, temperate rain forests, and bustling penguin...

2014-07-27 23:02:58

Naturalist Journeys, a top birding and nature company, announces the new Diwali: Festival of Lights Week in Trinidad Tour, running from October 18 - 25. New York City, New York (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 In Trinidad, Diwali is a nationwide celebration like no other. Trinidad’s unique mix of East Indian, West African, and European heritage animates this Hindu festival. This tour blends culture and nature to create an exciting and meaningful adventure. Trinidad’s Diwali celebrations are one...

2014-07-15 08:26:00

New Non Profit Promotes Youth Birding Competitions Nationwide for Fun, Fair, Safe and Ethical Birding ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A non-profit organization has been formed to promote birding (birdwatching) competitions for young people nationwide. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140714/126880 Birding competitions are based on the number of bird species identified in a specified area during a time period - usually 24-hours. Co-Founded...

2014-06-29 23:03:46

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Fall Bird Migration: Hawk Mountain and Cape May Birding tour, running from October 1 - 8, 2014. With an expert guide, tour participants will witness the spectacle of fall bird migration, observe science in action, explore historic sites, and sample Atlantic coast seafood. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 For seven days during Naturalist Journeys’ Hawk Mountain and Cape May birding tour, travelers...

2014-06-27 23:08:45

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a new tour, Namibia Sampler: Wildlife, Birding, and Spectacular Scenery, running September 13 - 25, 2014. Designed in partnership with Birding Africa, a leader in ornithology tours, travelers will uncover Namibia’s incredible biodiversity and striking landscapes in the Namib Desert and Etosha National Park, one of Africa’s most renowned wildlife parks. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 “Our partnership with...

2014-05-31 23:07:23

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their Grand Canyon Adventure and California Condor tour, running September 23-30, 2014. On this professionally guided eco-tour, travelers will have the rare opportunity to observe the release of a group of California Condors into the wild. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Naturalist Journeys’ partnership to present a guided tour of the Grand Canyon California Condor release area with the Nature and...

2014-05-23 23:08:51

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces an upcoming Cambodia Nature and Birding Tour inviting tour participants to explore beyond the icon that draws so many to Cambodia, Angkor Wat. Professional ornithologist Narca Moore-Craig, alongside local experts, will lead travelers into the depths of the Cambodian wilderness on a ten-day excursion from January 5-16, 2015. After exploring the enigmatic ruins of Angkor Wat, Cambodia Nature and Birding Tour participants...

2014-05-07 23:02:20

Kowa will join the top optics manufacturers exhibiting at this year’s event in Oak Harbor, OH. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Kowa announced today that it will be one of this year’s Optics Alley exhibitors at the Black Swamp Observatory where the Biggest Week in American Birding will be held May 6-15. In addition to displaying all of the latest gear from the top scope and binoculars manufacturers, the festival will include workshops, guided birding activities, birding bus tours,...

2014-04-30 23:22:14

Naturalist Journeys announces a new birding tour in Trinidad, with a twist – half the field time will feature much smaller winged creatures, and some that crawl. Entitled "Bugs for Birders", this July 25-August 1 eco-tour offers participants a fast-track study of insect identification and ecology as well as top-rate birding. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Although world famous for its bird watching opportunities, the Asa Wright Nature Centre offers so much more for the...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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