Birdwatching

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Letter: Ian Wallace the bird artist
Euann Dunn writes: As a watercolourist, Ian Wallace conjured up the unique character or “jizz” of a bird species

Euann Dunn

01, Dec, 2021 @9:26 PM

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Ian Wallace obituary
Evangelising ornithologist who once had the distinction of having seen more bird species in Britain than anyone else

Stephen Moss

16, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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10 brilliant birds to spot in Britain this winter – and where to find them
Britain hosts an array of migrant birds that bring a bit of magic to the darker months. If you’re in the right place, you may spot a flock or two

Kevin Rushby

06, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Kickstart for bad birdwatchers: joining an expert-led tour on the Thames
Hugh Thomson identifies as a ‘bad birdwatcher’: someone who likes birds, but doesn’t really know much about them

Hugh Thomson

26, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How lovers of the hooded plover are helping the species recover
Self-described ‘Plover People’ can be often be spotted by their distinctive habit of lugging stakes, string and signs around on Australian beaches

Brigid Delaney

04, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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A birder’s eye view of Kakadu: ‘Don’t give up until you go to bed’
A far cry from twitching, at Bird Week in Kakadu national park, Alexis Buxton-Collins finds a chance to slow down

Alexis Buxton-Collins

02, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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My dear readers, why is the majestic pelican not leading 2021 Australian bird of the year?
The death of Mr Percival scars me to this day. And that, for no other reason should be why the graceful pelican must get your vote

Greg Jericho

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Magpies in the kitchen: the joy of earning the trust of a wild animal | Lorena Allam
A magpie couple rule the roost in a home they consider an extension of their natural habitat

Lorena Allam

28, Sep, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Powerful owls are gentle giants stalking our suburbs, but they are also on the edge
These are massive, charismatic birds with an exhibitionistic streak who have increasingly moved to the city with their natural habitat under pressure •The Guardian/BirdLife Australia 2021 bird of the year poll begins on Monday

Andrew Stafford

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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An encounter with a wedge-tailed eagle filled me with awe and a sense of danger
Birdwatching reminds Georgia Angus of the importance of appreciating our non-human co-inhabitants of this big spinning rock

Georgia Angus

24, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Birdwatch: cattle egret sighting is proof staying local brings rewards
Punk-haired bird is the 100th species I’ve seen within a mile of my Somerset home

Stephen Moss

11, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jo Moran obituary
Other lives: Ornithologist and climber who took the first photo of a Leach’s Petrel at nest

Dominique Moran

09, Aug, 2021 @5:08 PM

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