The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature

The Life of the Skies is a beautifully crafted book that blends birding, religion, and history. Birding is portrayed as a great paradox of the natural world and the technological advancements that make birding a possibility. “Edward O. Wilson wrote in his recent book The Creation: ‘Civilization was purchased by the betrayal of nature.’ This

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Bird Conservation – Kentucky Warbler

The Kentucky Warbler (Oporornis formosus) is a secretive eastern wood warbler that has shown steady declines over the last 30 years. The total population as of 2004 is around 1,100,000. Some important breeding areas for Kentucky Warblers include; Guyandotte Mountain Area (West Virginia) Tensas NWR (Louisiana) Bogue Chitto NWR (Louisiana) Big Thicket National Preserve (Texas)

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