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Indian Kashmir begins bird census at Himalayan wetlands
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Every year International Waterbird Census (IWC) is conducted to monitor the population of theses birds around the world. less. Migratory birds fly above wetlands in Hokersar,16 kilometers (10 miles) north of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday …

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Celebrate our birds at 28th Festival of the Cranes
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From my Downtown Albuquerque office, I have a fairly commanding view of the middle Rio Grande Valley. Past the houses and commercial buildings, the bands of golden-leafed cottonwoods make ribbons that mark the river's course. Every now and again at …

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New arachnids living in symbiosis with birds
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The nests of sociable weaver birds (Philetairus socius) are the largest of any bird, and may contain up to 500 individuals, while also harbouring a wide variety of organisms acting as ectoparasites on the birds themselves—similar to fleas on a dog—or …

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Suspect steals baby parrot from Omar's Exotic Birds in Orange County
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A baby Apricot Headed Caique parrot stolen from Omar's Exotic Birds in Lake Forest on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Thursday, November 05, 2015 05:28PM. LAKE FOREST, Calif. (KABC) –. A suspect is wanted after the Orange …

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Mock chickens and waterfowl take place of live birds at fair
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Instead, framed pictures of the exhibitor and their animal took the place of a live one in the cage, and posters were hung above the cages from one end of the barn to the other showing progressive changes the birds made over a four week period. In the …

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National Audobon Christmas event is for the birds
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National Audobon Christmas event is for the birds. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit; Print; Order Reprint of this Story. A gull tries to take a fish from a Red-throated loon on Mullet Pond at Huntington Beach State Park during the annual …

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The extremely rare birds being saved from extinction by foster parents
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Nigel Jarrett, WWT's head of conservation breeding, said: "The art of fostering birds is still in its pioneering stages. For the spoon-billed sandpiper, which is unique in many ways and migrates 10,000 miles, we inevitably started off with unknowns …

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Enjoy Feeding Wild Birds, But Be Diligent
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Experts disagree about whether feeding wild birds is helpful to bird populations. A recent study in Sweden concluded that some wild birds fed by humans produce frail eggshells. But feeding can help individual birds in your yard when they need energy …

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Keys residents can be part of FeederWatch to track birds for Cornell lab
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Watching birds is a joy unto itself but you can easily make it mean much more just by reporting the birds you see to Project FeederWatch. The popular citizen-science project from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, N.Y., launches its 29th season …

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Birds are going extinct: Entire species are hanging on by their wingtips
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A visit to the California Academy of Sciences, located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, speaks volumes about the disaster that has befallen birds with the spread of humanity. A maze of narrow corridors in the scientific collections leads an …

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