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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.

2014-08-29 23:07:55

Already preassembled for the ultimate convenience to birding hobbyists, the Breakaway resists not only squirrels, but even the harshest weather elements and common outdoor issues, such as rust,

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.

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

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

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.

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.


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.