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A 24-Hour Race for Sightings
A 24-Hour Race for Sightings
By JON HURDLE

In the World Series of Birding, about 100 teams fan out across New Jersey to see as many species as they can.

May 5, 2013, Sunday

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What Do the Birders Know?
What Do the Birders Know?
By BRIAN KIMBERLING

How a common hobby can reveal uncomfortable truths about our world.

April 21, 2013, Sunday

MORE ON BIRDWATCHING AND: GLOBAL WARMINGBIRDSBIRDWATCHING
Watchman at the Water’s Edge
By FRANCIS X. CLINES

Bird life continues at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge after Hurricane Sandy.

March 23, 2013, Saturday

Ranchers Find Hope in Flightless Bird’s Fat
Ranchers Find Hope in Flightless Bird’s Fat
By JIM ROBBINS

Emu oil, which comes from a block of fat that covers most of the bird’s body, has proved a boon for ranchers in an industry struggling with decline.

February 8, 2013, Friday

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In a Minnesota Bog, a Festival of Birds
In a Minnesota Bog, a Festival of Birds
By GUSTAVE AXELSON

Amid tiny towns and deserted dwellings sits a world-class birding site, the Sax-Zim Bog, where people from around the world travel to glimpse hard-to-spot species.

January 20, 2013, Sunday

MORE ON BIRDWATCHING AND: MINNESOTABIRDSTRAVEL AND VACATIONS
The Birds and Birders of Central Park
By EMILY S. RUEB

A documentary featuring the birds and bird watchers of Central Park makes its theatrical debut this Friday in New York.

January 15, 2013, Tuesday

Every Bird Counts, but Some Make the Heart Beat Faster
By EAMON C. CORBETT

Roaming with binoculars, a participant in the annual Christmas Bird Count longs to glimpse a certain sparrow.

December 26, 2012, Wednesday

After Audubon, an Artist of the Park
After Audubon, an Artist of the Park
By COREY KILGANNON

Lee Rogers, who is homeless, sells her detailed watercolors of birds in Central Park.

December 23, 2012, Sunday

MORE ON BIRDWATCHING AND: CENTRAL PARK (NYC)ARTBIRDSHOMELESS PERSONS
Scanning the Central Park Sky With Jonathan Franzen
By JOHN WILLIAMS

Mr. Franzen was one of four birders who gave a brief tour of the park on Tuesday.

June 27, 2012, Wednesday

Nature: Now Showing on TV
By DIANE ACKERMAN

ONE morning some birder pals and I spend an hour at Sapsucker Woods in Ithaca, N.Y., watching two great blue herons feed their five rowdy chicks. It’s a perfect setting for nesting herons, with an oak-snag overhanging a plush green pond, shallows to hunt in and a living larder of small fish and frogs. Only weeks old, the chicks are mainly fluff and appetite. As mom and dad run relays, the chicks clack wildly like wooden castanets, beaks flying, pecking like speed typists. Sibling rivalry is…

June 24, 2012, Sunday

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Science and Truth: We’re All in It Together
Science and Truth: We’re All in It Together
By JACK HITT

Internet-based crowdsourcing has come to determine the course of scientific research.

May 05, 2012, Saturday

So Much Life on a Little Patch of Earth
So Much Life on a Little Patch of Earth
By CAROL KAESUK YOON

Rare life forms can sometimes show up on your doorstep, as a family in Washington found. But even the mundane and everyday species can be just as enchanting.

April 24, 2012, Tuesday

Counting Species on a Little Patch of Earth
Counting Species on a Little Patch of Earth
By CAROL KAESUK YOON

Rare life forms can sometimes show up on your doorstep, as a family in Washington found. But even the mundane and everyday species can be just as enchanting.

April 24, 2012, Tuesday

An Albatross’s Flight from Extinction’s Edge
By ANDREW C. REVKIN

Remarkable signs of recovery for an albatross species that was once nearly extinguished by human and natural forces.

April 20, 2012, Friday

Rat Poison Is Found in Bodies of 3 Dead Hawks
Rat Poison Is Found in Bodies of 3 Dead Hawks
By JAMES BARRON

Exactly where the three red-tailed hawks, found dead in or around Central Park, ingested the chemicals has not been determined.

April 12, 2012, Thursday

 

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