August 2012

Best birding blog on the web!

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BOU/Ibis mention.  We are proud to hear that BOU/Ibis  blog nominated Birdingblogs as the best multi author birding blog on the Web. Look at the tweet above. BOU is using Twitter very wisely and it is very refreshing to see an institution like BOU step up and master Social Media like they do.  Their new knowledge is [...]

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Journal club: Two new owl species may provide insight into how early birds colonised the Philippines

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SUMMARY: Two new owl species were discovered in the Philippine Islands and five more Philippine owls were given full species status The Philippine Archipelago is filled with a tremendous variety of living things, and hundreds of new species have been discovered recently on the islands. The most recent addition to this roll call of biodiversity [...]

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Journal Club: New species of barbet discovered in Peru

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Sira barbet, Capito fitzpatricki, Seeholzer, Winger, Harvey, Cáceres & Weckstein, 2012, photographed at the Río Shinipo locality in Cerros del Sira in the Ucayali Region, Peru (South America). Image: Michael G. Harvey/Cornell University, 4 November 2008 [velociraptorise]. Canon EOS 20D, 1/250 sec, f/8.0, 400 mm, iso:400 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. [...]

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