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Bird of the Week: Mile Jedinak’s Crystal Palace Eagles soar in the Premier League

Australian player Mile Jedinak joined Crystal Palace three seasons ago. Palace has been a home to a number of Aussie bone-shattering defenders in recent years РKevin Muscat, Craig Moore, Craig Foster and Tony Popovic Рall powerful Socceroos with a nose for blood, have been Palace Eagles. Jedinak’s performance at Palace is one of the great sporting stories of 2014.

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Reporting From Arnhemland

Another day in the office for a journalist on the Arnhemland beat. “The corrugated iron is covering a litter of dead puppies …”

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Bird of the Week: Noeleen the Owlet Nightjar

These actions to conserve and promote habitat of our birds by small – and not so small – landowners like Col and his family are of tremendous importance. Not only can their efforts promote local interest and knowledge of our native birds and animals but these sanctuaries can provide important breeding and living areas for sedentary and migratory species.

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When drought stalks the land, graziers become rent-seekers and bone collectors

Bad news from the west – Western Queensland: Pasture condition is generally poor across the area and stock are requiring supplements. Stock condition is generally poor across the area. An increasing number of livestock are in a condition that is less than required for trucking

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The view from Cow Pat Hill: The ‘demon duck of doom’, giant crocodiles and more in central Australia

“As the place began to dry out, the one source of water that was remaining was the really big waterhole Alcoota and the animals were trapped here. There are at least three thousand animals buried there.”

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Roadkill of the Week: Feral Cat, Carpentaria Highway, NT

Welcome to the NT – where the feral cats are as big as children. The cats grow to about 20kg … the same weight as a five-year-old boy.

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Roadkill of the Week: Spectacled Hare Wallaby. Carpentaria Highway, NT

Apart from all-to-frequent roadkill there isn’t much to see along the 400 or so kilometres of the Carpentaria Highway that runs from the Stuart Highway at Daly Waters to the coast just east of the small town of Borroloola.

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1 million migrating raptors, Magpies, Latvian bird names and more – Ethno-ornithology at the EOU

Here I provide the Abstracts and background information for the first ethnoornithology symposium conducted at a European ornithological conference – the European Ornithologists Union conference at the East Anglia University at Norwich, UK.

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Ethnoornithology at the 9th European Ornithologists’ Union conference

An introduction to the first session at a major European scientific conference dedicated to ethnoornithology – the study of the relationships between people and birds.

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Roadkill of the week. Jabiru.

The sad and needless death of a beautiful bird.

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