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Bird of the Week: Yilingkirrkkirr – the White Throated Grasswren

Applied ethno-biology at its best. This guest post from Peter Cooke examines the benefits that Aboriginal fire management regimes can have on fragile landscapes and vulnerable –literally — bird and mammal species.

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Birds of the Week: Raptors of the Barkly Stock Route

If you like Australian raptors and a big sky there is no better place to get both at the same time than the Barkly Tablelands in the heartland of the Northern Territory.

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Barfing in your shirt at 10,000 feet

Nausea is caused by a disagreement between your eyeballs and your inner ear. If you curl up … you look inside the aircraft, and your eyeballs tell your brain that you aren’t moving, but your inner ear disagrees and you barf.

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(Some) birds of North Carolina …

Just a few of the birds (and a deer) that I’ve seen in North Carolina over the past few weeks.

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Of boats, birds and a wild ocean. Finding the world’s rarest seabird in the southern Atlantic

It isn’t every day that you get to see the world’s rarest bird while being battered, bruised and drenched by the south Atlantic Ocean – and paying for the fantastic privilege.

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Old warbirds fly again at the Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point

A look at some of the old warbirds that have served the US Marine Corps and other arms of the defence force – and other countries – over many years. All at the annual Cherry Point Air Show.

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Helicopters of the 2014 US Marines Cherry Point Air Show

A look at some of the rotor-bladed aircraft on show at this weekend’s Cherry Point Marine Base air show.

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Owls Want Loving Too. Ethno-ornithology from Zambian schoolchildren

This fascinating piece of ethnoornithological research explores the knowledge and beliefs of and about Owls by secondary and primary school-children in Zambia. I’d love to know if any of the students went on to become biologists or natural history workers later in life.

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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 – Kevin Muscat, Craig Moore, Craig Foster and Tony Popovic – all 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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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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