Sat.Oct 29, 2022 - Fri.Nov 04, 2022

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Looking for Lost Warblers at Parque Rio Loro, Costa Rica

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In the world of birding, we have our stars, the birds that lift our spirits and provoke oohs, aahs, and admiration. These are the birds that make us race to the nearest park, scan refuge headquarter trees with anxious eyes, and turn some of us into temporary paparazzi.

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Grey-tailed Tattlers return to Cable Beach

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This week we have had very big tides and the migratory shorebirds that have returned to Broome from the Northern hemisphere have struggled to find any beach left to roost on at high tide.

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Costa Rica on a relaxed birding pace

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As some of you know, I almost made it to the Birdwatching Bliss 2021 fam trip to Costa Rica, but got sick a day or two ahead of the trip and had to cancel my participation. Yet, the organisers, Futuropa and ProImagen Costa Rica, kindly kept my ticket valid and this October I revisited Costa Rica.

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If You Are Ever in Istanbul

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Turkey seems to be having a moment right now. A surprising number of our Mexican friends would like to go there — get this — because they love Turkish soap operas. And there are, amazingly enough, direct flights from Mexico City to Istanbul.

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Test webinar 6/9/22 9:40am

Speaker: Aggregage

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Birding Nabang, Yunnan (1)

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Apparently, historically there never was such a thing as a “Ius Primae Noctis” – one myth about the Middle Ages that can be safely discarded, though other unpleasant aspects of that period such as the very low level of dental hygiene and the occasional peer pressure to participate in a crusade are still valid.

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The Compact Australian Bird Guide: A Field Guide Review

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Australia has a lot of birds. The “ Working List of Australian Birds, v.4 ,” published by BirdLife Australia lists 2,016 birds, but that includes subspecies (add extinct, domestic, failed introduced & non-confirmed birds and you have 2,106).

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