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“Birds of Cyprus” field guide review

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Therefore, I was quite surprised when I learned that Helm has taken the gauntlet and, this January, published the “Birds of Cyprus” by Colin Richardson and Richard Porter. pounds to carry around, “Birds of Cyprus” (BOC) has 256 pages and weighs only one pound. Birds of Cyprus”.

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Waterbirds that bred on Cyprus this year

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This comes from BirdLife Cyprusresearch officer Mike Miltiadou, and shared by Melpo Apostolidou: Waterbirds that bred on the island this year. Kentish Plover / Credit: Jane Stylianou It’s just the thing that I thought birders from outside of Cyprus would want to hear that I had to share it in full: BirdLife Cyprus conducts yearly waterbird breeding counts. This article was included in this month’s BirdLife Cyprus In-Flight e-News email.

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Spring is for Wheatears

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Spring is for Wheatears Spring is for Wheatears By Dan • March 18, 2011 • 3 comments Tweet Share What is true in the Mid-Atlantic region of the US holds true for Cyprus as well: Spring is prime-time for Passerines. While Finsch’s Wheatear over-winter in Cyprus, Isabelline Wheatears are the very first to arrive among the Spring migrants.

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A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds–A Book Review

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His second book on migration is a tale of many birds and many research studies all connected by the theme of migration and by his thoughtful narrative voice. Even if you have read about these research projects, Weidensaul’s accounts offer fresh angles and updated information.

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Champions of the Flyway – the Dakar Rally of Birding

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During this year’s competition, each team raised money for – and awareness of – the illegal trapping of migratory birds in Cyprus , a fitting cause for a race that celebrates the miracle of migration. Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and is a crucial stop-over for migrating birds.

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A Problem with Gulls

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Of course hybridizations have been reported, and there may or may not be apparent gradations of these descriptions, making identification even tougher in Cyprus where they can all be seen at various times of the year. While there he studied Molecular Biology, then met a Cypriot, got married, and ended up moving with her to Cyprus. Dan is an active member of BirdLife Cyprus and goes birding whenever his career and family allow.

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The Black Album: Black Birders, Blackpoll Warblers, Black-tailed Godwits, Black Flamingos, and more

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Severe weather can stress birds and even influence the coloration of their feathers , new research finds. Researchers have figured out where the thought-to-be-extinct Bryan’s Shearwater is roosting. Research that’s sure to peeve anyone who’s struggled to list both a Common Redpoll and a Hoary Redpoll. Cyprus count yields a rarity: an almost all-black flamingo.

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