Tag: birdwatching

How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Written by | May 7th, 2013

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It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations. So bird nerds want to know: What can we do to make our own backyards accommodating for these frequent flyers?

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 9

Written by | April 9th, 2012

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Happy Monday! Start your week off with some green news.

  1. We’re going birding… 125 million years into the past. (Wired Science)
  2. Hair loss affects middle-aged men and now polar bears? (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Conservation milestone: the world’s most endangered ducks hatch. (BBC)
  4. Brooks unveils super duper green running shoe. (TreeHugger)
  5. Since Easter eggs are still on the brain, here’s a guide to urban chickening. (Mother Nature Network)

How to Start Birding: 4 Easy Steps

Written by | May 7th, 2010

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Saturday was International Migratory Bird Day — but if you missed it, or if you’re a birding novice, Conservancy scientist Tim Boucher gives you a pain-free plan to start your life list.

A Whimbrel’s Wild Ride

Written by | June 15th, 2009

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It’s a bird… it’s a plane… wait… it’s a bird wearing a backpack!? That’s correct, bird lovers. This summer, The Nature Conservancy and the Center for Conservation Biology have teamed up again to track the migratory routes of tagged whimbrels from Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Inspiration for this project was born in June 2008 when researchers […]

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