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These FDNY firefighters save birds when not saving people
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Charlie Roberto and Firefighter Bobby Horvath spend countless hours of their off-duty lives educating people about wildlife and saving critters in distress. Roberto, 59, is a self-taught naturalist who can identify over 500 species of birds on sight …

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Spring Bird Workshops for Everyone at Quinta Mazatlán
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Join professional bird guide in March at Quinta Mazatlán. Bruhnke is an award winning wildlife photographer, professional tour guide for Victor Emanuel Nature Tours, owner of Naturally Avian, guide for Texas Pelagics and in March will be at the world …

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Traffic Is Changing How City Birds Sing
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“You can tell a lot about a bird by how it sings, whether it's trying to attract a mate or defend its territory. Because many noises are physically difficult for birds to produce, you can glean information about the health of a bird from its calls …

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Bird poaching continues to result in victims
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Over the course of the year, dozens of birds will arrive to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Gipuzkoa with firearm-inflicted wounds, evidence that there are still illegal activities taking place which threaten biodiversity conservation. The …

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For the birds: bald cardinals are a temporary summer phenomenon
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Dick noted that some of these beloved backyard birds "are bald as buzzards!" He concluded his email by asking if anyone else had mentioned the strange phenomenon of bald cardinals. In addition, Gail Adler of Johnson City, Tennessee, sent me a message …

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SUU football: T-Birds scoop and score their way to win over Cal Poly
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Despite letting four players eclipse the 100 yard mark rushing and allowing 582 yards of total offense, the T-Birds walked out of Eccles Coliseum with a 54-37 victory over Cal Poly. With the victory SUU improves to 6-2 on the season, and 5-0 in the Big …

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Jeff Lowenfels: Why birds matter more to your garden than you think
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Many people don't believe me when I tell them that birds are a big part of the soil food web and hence gardening. I know: It sounds counterintuitive, as our feathered friends are not soil dwellers. Nonetheless, they have an important role in gardening …

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Nashville center helps birds of prey in trouble
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Because of that, the center is housing and caring for 70 birds of prey. About 40 of those birds are considered patients and 30 are “resident” birds that will never be released back into the wild. Reynolds said the center has housed more than 90 birds …

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Quiet winter riversides may still be full of birds
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In the summer, the air around California's Central Valley rivers and streams is lively with birds flapping and chirping. Although these riparian areas go quiet in the winter, it's not true that the birds are gone. It turns out that while many birds …

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Australia plan to protect 'long-haul' birds
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"There is a growing need to reduce the threats to their habitat," he said, adding that this was critical for the birds' continued survival. Australia's coastal and freshwater wetlands are a resting and feeding zone for the migratory shorebirds—with …

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