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Bird Ringing – how safe are mist nets?

Thumbnail image for Bird Ringing – how safe are mist nets? by Rebecca Nason 30 June 2011

How safe are mist nets? Photo: Sand Martins in mist net by © Rebecca Nason The following article has been forwarded to me and I thought I’d share in with my fellow birding bloggers, many of whom may be bird ringers/banders or have a general interest in the use of mist nets in bird research [...]

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A view from a new nest

Thumbnail image for A view from a new nest by CharlieMoores 31 March 2011

Writing for Birdingblogs.com feels like an adventure – shared with a group of very talented individuals. Importantly there’s more the feel of making an investment here than of simply hopping aboard an express train with no particular interest in the destination as long as it’s still going forward.

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A Taiwan Taster . . . .

Thumbnail image for A Taiwan Taster . . . . by Rebecca Nason 11 February 2011

I visited Taiwan in September 2010 for 9 days on behalf of the Taiwanese Tourist Board – I was not to be disappointed. Taiwan or ‘Ilha Formosa’ means the ‘beautiful Island’ and indeed it is, from lowlands to high mountain peaks up to 3000m and many large scale national parks offering a wealth of bird [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the Week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the Week by dAwN FiNe 14 January 2011

Howdee all, Hope you are all in a tropical environment and staying toasty warm. If you aren’t then I feel for you. As I type this, snow covers the ground and a thin sheet of ice covers that. Its lovely to look at, but.. its cold and slippery…and my old bones don’t care for it. [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the Week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the Week by dAwN FiNe 7 January 2011

Howdee all, I hope you all had a wonderful New Years Celebration…I had a great holiday with my family in Connecticut and am now back in North Carolina for a few weeks before heading south toward warm….. But..enough about me..Are you ready for Week Nine of ~Featured Bird Blogger of the Week~ This week I [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the week by dAwN FiNe 24 December 2010

Howdee all, Hope you are all enjoying this holiday season…are you ready for week 8 of Featured Bird Blogger?  This week I am very happy to introduce you to….. ~Larry Jordan~ Larry and his wife Brigitte have been living in Northern California for over 30 years. They live on 40 acres of rolling hills with [...]

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Going for Gold

Thumbnail image for Going for Gold by Rebecca Nason 23 December 2010

Goldcrest Christmas I thought I had managed to get away with going through all of freezing October, November and snow-filled December in the UK without getting some nasty Winter bug. But no, alas I fell at the last hurdle. . . catching this latest miserable bug I imagine whilst out Christmas shopping, bringing home a [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the Week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the Week by dAwN FiNe 3 December 2010

Howdee all, Its that time again…Week five of Featured Bird Blogger of the Week. Yippee! This week I would like to introduce you to Dan Huber of Nature Observances. I first met Dan a few years ago at one of my Birders who Blog, Tweet and Chirp outings. Dan was new to birding and he [...]

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Leo Musings . . . .

Thumbnail image for Leo Musings . . . . by Rebecca Nason 25 November 2010

Time Spent with Leo’s . . . Fair Isle can be a special place to enjoy many migratory birds, but one bird in particular stands out to me as a real Fair Isle special, not in the rare sense but in the views one can obtain of this usually secretive & difficult species to see [...]

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Tales from the OC Warbler

Thumbnail image for Tales from the OC Warbler by dAwN FiNe 19 November 2010

Howdee all, Every now and then I would like to share a blog post with you, from a blog I read regularly or one that is suggested to me. This is a recent post from Felicia at the OC Warbler Enjoy! Monday, November 15, 2010 Failure To Launch A late breakfast at the Viera Wetlands. [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the Week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the Week by dAwN FiNe 12 November 2010

Howdee all, This is the second week of Featured Bird Blogger of the Week. I hope you all enjoyed Kelly Riccetti’s Red and the Peanut Blog that I featured last week. This week I am happy to introduce you to another Bird Blogger.  I call him Dude of the Birds from his twitter name @BirdingDude [...]

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Featured Bird Blogger of the week

Thumbnail image for Featured Bird Blogger of the week by dAwN FiNe 5 November 2010

Howdee all, I have so many blogs that I love to read, it was very difficult deciding which one to feature for the first Featured Bird Blogger of the Week.   A blog that immediately came to mind was Kelly Riccetti’s Red and the Peanut.  Kelly is a passionate birder, photographer and artist, she has [...]

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Birds and bloggers

Thumbnail image for Birds and bloggers by dAwN FiNe 29 October 2010

First, I want to say… Hello everyone! or, as you will see on all my future posts my signature  Howdee all, Secondly…. What the heck am I doing here with all these famous, time proven birders, bird bloggers, writers, photographers? These people can write…..I cant even spell.  Forget punctuation. I obviously don’t have much regard [...]

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Multi-author birding blog launched

Thumbnail image for Multi-author birding blog launched by Gunnar 20 October 2010

A brand new blog for birders with many well known names such as Kenn Kaufman, Jeff Gordon, Martin Garner, Tom McKinney among the 11 birders participating in the birdingblogs.com project that is being launched today. This is going to be a great ride. Fasten your seatbelts.

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