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The Best Spotting Scopes for Birding 2019

When binoculars just won’t cut it, what you need is one of the best spotting scopes for birding. In this article, we look at the top spotting scopes on the market for those who enjoy birdwatching. Our spotting scope reviews will look at the top...

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Essentials of Beginning Birdwatching

Birdwatching is a relaxing pastime or recreational activity that involves observing and identifying bird species. It is also a challenging hobby whose popularity is constantly expanding. It can be awe-inspiring and somewhat mesmerizing and involve...

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Bald Ibis

Literature page Bald Ibis [order] Ciconiiformes | [family] Threskiornithidae | [latin] Geronticus eremita | [UK] Bald Ibis | [FR] Ibis chauve | [DE] Waldrapp | [ES] Ibis calvo | [IT] Ibis eremita | [NL] Heremietibis Similar species Threskiornithidae...

bean goose

Bean Goose

Literature page Bean Goose [order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Anser fabalis rossicus | [UK] Bean Goose | [FR] Oie des moissons | [DE] Saatgans | [ES] Ánsar Campestre | [IT] Oca granaiola | [NL] Rietgans Similar species Anatidae...

brent goose

Brent Goose

Literature page Brent Goose [order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Branta bernicla | [UK] Brent Goose | [FR] Bernache cravant | [DE] Ringelgans | [ES] Barnacla de Cara Negra | [IT] Oca colombaccio | [NL] Rotgans Similar species Anatidae...

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Yellow-Bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis)

THE BREEDING CYCLE OF THE YELLOW-BELLIED SEEDEATER IN PANAMA Author(s): CORA C. ALDERTON This report on the Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis) is part of a fiveyear study of the life histories of some common tropical birds of the...

white tailed sea eagle

SAP: White-tailed Sea-Eagle

Northern and a south-eastern population. The latter is situated foremost in the Danube countries and holds about 650 White-tailed Sea Eagle pairs, of which almost 200 are ecologically dependent on the river Danube and its remaining alluvial...

White Bellbird

White Bellbird

NOTES ON THE BEHAVIOR OF THE WHITE BELLBIRD Author(s): BARBARA K. Snow Little has been recorded of the White Bellbird (Procnias alba) in the field. In March 1960 I made brief observationso n a singlea dult male in the Kanaku Mountains of southern...

Tropical Gnatcatcher

Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea)

Observations on the nesting and incubation behavior of the Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea) Author(s): Erin C. Hannelly & Harold F. Greeney OBSERVATIONS ON INCUBATION AND NESTING BEHAVIOR OF THE TROPICAL GNATCATCHER (POLIOPTILA PLUMBEA)...

Sicilian Rock Partridge

SAP: Sicilian Rock Partridge

Every year in Sicily large areas of dry grasslands and scattered scrubs are lost by fires. Burnt areas are no longer suitable for the species at least for that year. In certain circumstances the fire on grassland may not represent a major problem in...