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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...

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...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'