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Conservation and Bird Protection

RSPB Wildlife Reserve and Discovery Park

Man is one of the most important agents in affecting the distribution of birds or even affecting their chances of survival in the world today. In the comparatively short time that man has been of sufficient a force he has … Continue reading

03. October 2011 by admin
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Bird Pair Formation and Courtship Displays

Pair formation Song tells an unmated female, newly arrived from her winter quarters, of a territory-holding male which is ready for a mate. But when the newly-arrived female comes into a territory she is often attacked as if she is … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by admin
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Bird Ringing

Ringed Larus ridibundus in flight

Ringing Although radar has become an extremely useful tool in the study of migration, the marking of a bird with a leg-ring, so that it can be individually recognized, has for a long time been a key method for discovering … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by admin
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How to Meet Other Birders

How to meet people Unless you are a complete ‘loner’ you can increase your enjoyment of birdwatching by joining one of the bird societies, clubs, or RSPB members’ groups which exist in most counties. In some heavily populated areas there … Continue reading

27. September 2011 by admin
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Methods for Recording Birding Field Notes

field notes on a rare bird

Field notebooks Together with a pair of binoculars and a field guide, the most important aid that a birdwatcher will need is a field notebook. This, as the name implies, is for use in the field, and is used to … Continue reading

27. September 2011 by admin
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