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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of April 2014?

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Past Memphis, down Nile! Comes another, O Swallow, In an egg warm and white, And another is callow. Art building a hollow. New nest every summer. And straight dost depart. Where no gazing can follow. but love all the while. Builds his nest in my heart, Through the cold winter-weeks: And as one Love takes flight.

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15 Australian Birds (Episode 3)

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The species was bred at the zoo of Memphis, Tennesee ( source ). While females hatch from larger eggs and are initially heavier than their brothers, after ten days, the male chicks weigh almost 50% more than their sisters, as they receive a higher quantity and quality of prey from their parents ( source ). I am sure Elvis liked it.

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Birding Tengchong, Yunnan, China in 2017

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The male Black-throated Bushtits participate in incubation, the somewhat more macho Silver-throated Bushtits do not ( source ), presumably spending more time in pubs while leaving the rather boring job of sitting on a bunch of eggs for days on end to their female partners.

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