C-Notes #6 – Birdwire, Bird News Network, and Round Robin

The American Bird Conservancy is a treasure trove of bird conservation information. While the ABC website is a great place to browse, there are two ways to stay up on important bird conservation news. One, you can subscribe to the free newsletter, Birdwire. Two, you can subscribe to the Bird News Network. The American Bird

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s “Little Green Places” Contest

All over the world there are great places to go birding. Some are thousands of acres of pristine habitat while others are little nooks where industrious birds find safety and thrive. Do you have a special “Little Green Place” that is worthy of getting the attention it deserves? The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a

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Bird Conservation – Short-billed Dowitcher

Despite being a bird of mudflats and saltmarshes, 90% of Short-billed Dowitchers {Limnodromus griseus} breed in the Boreal Forest of Canada. An approximate decline of 50% has gained this fun-to-watch shorebird a spot on the conservation concern list. The threats facing Short-billed Dowitchers are not fully known, but habitat loss and habitat degradation from oil

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Bird Photography Weekly #4

Bird Photography Weekly #3 yielded only 9 species, down from last week’s ten. Perhaps this week will be more photo-fulfilling! Help spread the word; you know birds are awesome! Mississippi Kite [juv.] The list: Wood Stork Senegal Coucal Common Nighthawk Red-faced Cormorant American White Pelican Red-breasted Nuthatch American Avocet Carolina Wren Mississippi Kite