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Study Shows That Playing Bird Recordings Could Zap Birds' Energy
2013-10-16 15:56:26

In the forests of Ecuador, plain-tailed wrens nest in bamboo thickets, singing complex and continuous melodies. Residing nearby are rufous antpittas, small, secretive birds that hop like thrushes and whistle in mossy forests. Together, their songs fill parts of the South American Andes.

2013-09-30 23:45:11

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a February 2014 birding tour to Hawaii, led by guide and author Doug Pratt. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)

2013-09-30 23:41:49

Naturalist Journeys announces a winter birding eco-tour to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, led by ornithologist and wildlife artist Doug Pratt, in which participants have a chance to see most

2013-06-30 23:18:15

Top Nature and Birding Company Naturalist Journeys announces an early September tour to observe rare California Condors in the Four Corners area, in partnership with the Nature and Raptor Center

2013-06-29 23:17:29

Top nature and birding tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces a January Cambodia Nature and Birding tour to the mysterious ruins of Angkor Wat combined with time in some of the best remaining

2013-04-23 23:20:32

Tourism promoters in Traverse City, Mich.

2013-02-14 23:00:45

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a lodge-based Southeast Alaska wildlife and birding tour, an alternate venue providing an educational and intimate way to savor and

2013-02-12 23:02:43

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces an April Florida Everglades birding and nature guided tour to the Florida Everglades, timed for the peak of bird migration through

2013-01-31 23:03:46

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a May birding and nature eco-tour timed for the peak of songbird migration through Arizona. Portal,


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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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