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Coastal Journal | Devoted volunteers brave the elements to count birds weekly …
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Rain, wind and cold won't keep Tracy Tate from her appointed rounds Thursdays at Rudee Inlet, where she spends the morning surveying the ocean for sea birds. Barring unforeseen circumstances, Tate is standing on the concrete walk by the inlet jetty …

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'The Birds Outside Sang': A Moving Exploration of Trauma and Survival
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Florist's debut album “The Birds Outside Sang” is a beautiful, deeply affecting exploration of trauma and survival. Florist, a folky sweetly indie pop four-piece self-described “friendship project,” is led by Emily Sprague and features Rick Spataro …

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'Birds' exhibit lands at Toledo Museum of Art
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Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli's Birds, is a free exhibition at the museum that runs through Aug. 7 and was coordinated to coincide with the Biggest Week in American Birding, an annual birding festival, May 6-15, hosted by the Black Swamp Bird Observatory.

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Why Do Birds Sing the Same Song Over and Over?
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The twittering of birds can fill any spring or summer day with music: All you have to do is open your window to hear crows "caw," killdears call "kill-deah! kill-deah!" and chickadees sing "chickadee-dee-dee." But come back an hour later, and you'll …

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With paper tigers and birds, he gets disabled into origami fold
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Chennai: From making little birds behind his back, to creating a boat with a story, origami artist Shivaraman Ananthanarayanan was doing everything he could to get his audience into the fold. "Origami, the art of paper folding, is something everyone …

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The Apocalyptic Party Jams And Secular Gospel Of Birds Of Chicago
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The two members of Birds of Chicago, Allison Russell and JT Nero, used to cross paths on the road when on tour with their own bands. They joined up musically and then — as these things happen — they became a couple. Their latest album, out now, …

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California Drought Affects Winter Refuges for Migratory Birds
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This weekend, the town of Lodi near the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta holds its annual crane festival, complete with tours of the wetlands where the five-foot tall birds spend their days foraging for food and their nights roosting in shallow water.

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Ken Hare's Natural Alabama: Spring migration brings birds and birders galore …
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -. When members of the Alabama Ornithological Society held their spring meeting on Dauphin Island last week, they were able to spot almost 45 percent of all the birds recognized as occurring in Alabama. Included in the …

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SFWC Continues to See High Number of Botulism Cases in Birds
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You've probably heard of botulism, and know it's a dangerous toxin, but did you know that it can affect wildlife? At the South Florida Wildlife Center hospital we're acutely aware of this as we continue to see a steady stream of ducks and other wild …

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For the birds
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“When the birds are doing well in Costa Rica, it usually means they are doing well here too,” says Dan Schneider, a planner with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the longest-serving board member of the Rainforest Biodiversity Group.

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