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2014-12-31 23:06:05

Naturalist Journeys announces a learning vacation in which birders and nature enthusiasts can discover first-hand how the Caribbean influences the ecology of South Florida, the Everglades, and

2014-12-01 23:00:47

Naturalist Journeys owner, Peg Abbott, announces a Big Bend National Park birding and wildlife tour as special opportunity to celebrate important conservation legislation, in recognition of the

2014-11-30 23:04:11

Trinidad's Asa Wright Nature Centre has long been recognized as the best introduction to birding in the New World Tropics.

2014-11-11 23:10:52

Birdwatcher’s Diary app from Stevens Creek Software is now available for Android phones and tablets just in time for the 2014 Christmas Bird Count.

2014-10-30 23:07:54

The addition of K-Feeders® allows Perky-Pet® to continue to offer bird enthusiasts a wider variety of high quality seed feeders. Lititz, PA (PRWEB)

2014-10-25 23:00:10

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Belize Birding and Nature Tour, running January 24 to February 1 and 26 to March 6, 2015.

2014-09-30 23:21:54

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature tour company, announces a guided Death Valley tour scheduled for March 9-14, 2015.

2014-09-30 23:21:46

Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces the Dauphin Island Birding and Nature Tour from April 12 - 17, 2015.

Many Studies Rely On Citizen-science Data, But Few Acknowledge It
2014-09-04 03:51:12

Hundreds of thousands of volunteer data collectors are due for some thanks from scientists

2014-08-31 23:04:50

A trio of Southeastern Arizona greats, an award-winning Inn, a top rated Nature and Birding Company, and expert biologists from the non-profit Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory team up Nov.


Latest Birdwatching Reference Libraries

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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.