Month: November 2018

Every year, intrepid shorebirds endure long, taxing journeys to the Arctic to raise their chicks. Tens of millions of birds comprising dozens of species, like Bar-tailed Godwits, Pacific Golden Plovers, and White-rumped Sandpipers, zig-zag many thousands of miles across oceans, highways, farms, and mudflats to reach the far north, where predators and diseases are few and insects
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Green-winged Teal. Photo: Gerald Lisi/Audubon Photography Awards This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of the National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations nationwide. Transcript: This is BirdNote! Take a walk around any local pond or lake in late November, and you’ll find ducks in their most brilliant
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Canines have been helping the human race since centuries and undoubtedly own an appropriate crown of “Man’s best friend”. Be it on a domestic scale, or a war front, dogs have never let their human friends down. The therapeutic impact of canine’s companionship has led them into different sectors of human needs. These dogs that
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This site is one of the main birding locations in the region and has good wader habitat holding the highest concentration of shorebirds along the Saudi Red Sea coast. The site is easily viewed from the cornice road and in the early morning the sun is behind the observer allowing good viewing conditions. We birded
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Sandhill Cranes. Photo: Mark Seth/Audubon Photography Awards LINCOLN, Neb. — Today, in response to Judge Brian Morris blocking the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, citing the Trump Administration’s dismissal of the potential environmental impact as well as the impact on our changing climate, National Audubon Society issued the following statement: “Sound science and common
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