The Future of Birding and Conservation: Predictions and Wishful Thinking

Predicting the future is sorta like picking football results. The longer into the future your prediction, the higher the probability you will be wrong. So, what is in the years ahead for birders? As we get more fast-paced and high-tech, we think birders will become more advanced as they make a push to slow down

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Bird Photography Weekly #31

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Review of Birds of Eastern Africa and Birds of Southern Africa

Birds of Eastern Africa: Updated Edition (Princeton Illustrated Checklists) is perhaps the best field guide for this region of the world. The guide covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Socotra Island (Yemen); which includes some 1,487 species of birds!! With only six pages of introductory text and limited space allowed for each species, the

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Bird Photography Weekly #30

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Review of the Princeton Encyclopedia of Birds

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Birds consists of over 600 pages of fantastic coverage of all the bird families of the world. Instead of covering each individual species, the family accounts provide general information about the behaviors, habitat, distribution, and conservation status with some individual references to specific species. “Factfiles”, highlighted boxes of information, include maps,

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