I read a post about this from Mike’s Digiscoping Blog and thought I would pass it along. Apparently the Grenada Dove, an endangered bird estimated at about 180 individuals is going to have less room to exist. The Grenada government is selling off a national park to provide room for a luxury resort. Read the
I just today found about a cool Yahoo! group called Conservationthroughbirding.Â I haven’t had too much time to check it out yet but I am sure this will be a great place for discussion.Â The group only has 174 members which is rather low considering that IBET (Illinois Birders Exchanging Thoughts) has 1178 members!!
I’m sure everyone knows where Azerbaijan is, but for the few out there who don’t it’s located just north of Iran along the coast of the Caspian Sea.Â Of course I’m kidding.Â The first I’ve heard about this country was after reading about it from BirdLife International. This country is making a great effort to
CAWS (cause) – Changing All Wasted Space All over the country and world are large expanses of land that are virtually worthless to wildlife. There are many examples of wasted space: industrial parks, retail parking lots, school grounds, church land, and backyards. These lands are “landscaped” to provide a pristine look of neatly trimmed bushes,
I was a bit hasty at first in my thoughts of the status of Cerulean Warblers. First off, I absolutely LOVE CERULEANS and all wood-warblers. My first impression was that if it was delisted it wasn’t the end of the world for the species. The Cerulean had gotten a load of good press and lots
Apparently, the southern swamps of the U.S. are not the only place where woodpeckers return from a lost world. While the Ivory-billed Woodpecker grabbed loads of attention (well deserved, of course), I’m sure this species from Brazil won’t. This is the first I heard of it (the article is dated June 12, 2006). I’m talking
While I would love to say Birdfreak.com or this blog is one of the top 5 birding websites that is not the case. Yet. However, here are my top 5. #5 eBird.org – one of the greatest because of the huge potential for data across the country and world. Easy to use and a fun