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Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition–A Book Review

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The book was originally published in 2006 as Galápagos: A Natural History with John Kricher as the sole author. I don’t have a copy of the 2006 edition, but I was able to read selected pages via Google Books. copyright © 2022 by John Kricher and Kevin Loughlin; copyright © 2006 by Princeton University Press.

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A surprise Orange Chat

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The last record of an Orange Chat in the Broome area was in 2006. They are relatively easy to find year round and sometimes you are lucky when they pose for you. Some years we encounter Crimson Chats around Broome too and even less rare is the Orange Chat.

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First Phoebe of 2015

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My average over the last ten years is now 21 March and it would be much later if not for the early bird I found in 2006 on 03 March. 2006 – 03 March. If you are interested, here are the dates of my first phoebe from each of the last ten years. 2015 – 28 March. 2014 – 29 March. 2013 – 24 March. 2012 – 15 March. 2011 – 19 March.

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Birding Acapulco

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During the period from 1994 through 2006, I mostly dedicated myself to itinerant ministry. My wife and I have been pastoring a local church since 2006, which discourages too much travelling. In other words, I travelled, sometimes every weekend. Most of this travel was in Mexico, but I also visited different regions of the U.S.,

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Castellare di Castellina: Chianti Classico (2019)

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This theatrical personality was first introduced to a wider audience in Bill Buford’s excellent 2006 culinary memoir Heat , which depicts Cecchini as uncompromising – and perhaps a bit mad – genius of butchery, but one with the utmost reverence for his craft and the respectful use of the animals we eat.

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The Secret Perfume of Birds: Uncovering the Science of Avian Scent–A Book Review

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Actually, many birds are able to use smell; the 2006 edition of the classic textbook Ornithology states, “Although they have been underestimated in the past, the olfactory abilities of most birds are comparable to those of some mammals (Mason and Clark 2000). Freeman, 2006, full text available on Internet Archives, [link].

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Flight Paths: A Book Review Written During Migration

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His adventures were first documented (to my knowledge) for the birding public in Miyoko Chu’s in Songbird Journeys (2006). Two of these books do cover some of the topics explored in Flight Paths ( A World on the Wing and Songbird Journeys ).

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