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If you see a dead bird on a New Zealand beach it is likely that you have found a prion, as they are the most common kind of bird washed ashore. So why has almost no-one heard of prions and why are many dead on our beaches? The answer is that prions are one of the …
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Malta might not be the richest natural place in the world, but when it comes to seabirds, these islands play quite an important role in the global biodiversity scene. Malta is home to large numbers of three seabird species that are declining and need to be saved, namely the Yelkouan Shearwater...
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Seabirds exposed to even a dime-sized amount of oil can die of hypothermia in cold-water regions, but despite repeated requests by Environment Canada, offshore oil operators are failing when it comes to self-monitoring of small oil spills, says new research. Chronic pollution from many small oil spills may have greater population-level impacts on seabirds than a single large spill, suggest researchers.
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An extremely rare Megamouth Shark was caught in fishing nets accidentally off the coast of Japan and died. The deep-sea creature was sold to a local fishmonger.
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The birds are masters of gliding on air currents, allowing them to travel thousands of miles without getting tired.
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The first great white shark seen in Cape Cod waters this year was photographed eating a seal off Monomoy Monday. Shark researchers with the the Mass.
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Many animals sense Earth's magnetic field and use it to navigate. How they do it has been a matter of speculation – but we may now have the answer
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Some birds are shrinking as the Arctic grows hotter, and it’s reducing their ability to gather food when they migrate south.
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The Nova Scotia Bird Society has donated seven islands and one coastal property comprising 300 acres to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust.
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Fall banding season begins with exciting species, but few migrants | Man...
www.manomet.org

On September 8, Manomet's banding lab recaptured a Common Yellow-throat that is at least seven years old, long outlasting the average one to

The Ice is Coming
brucemactavish1.blogspot.com

This is the 5 February 2014 ice map for Newfoundland. The change since the 1 Feb is pretty significant. That is what happens during a period

High bat mortality from wind turbines
www.sciencedaily.com

A new estimate of bat deaths caused by wind turbines concludes that more than 600,000 of the mammals likely died this way in 2012 in the con

Eighty sea turtles wash up dead on the coast of Guatemala
www.theguardian.com

Mongabay: Eighty dead sea turtles have been recorded since the first week of July on the country's southeastern beaches

Powerful animal tracking system helps research take flight
phys.org

Call it a bird's eye view of migration. Scientists are taking a fresh look at animal movement with a big data approach that combines GPS tra

Canadian fishery closures provide a large-scale test of the impact of gi...
rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org

Abstract In 1992, the eastern Canadian gillnet fisheries for northern cod and Atlantic salmon were largely closed. These large-scale fishery

Classification Trees and Spatial Autocorrelation
www.r-bloggers.com

I'm currently trying to model species presence / absence data (N = 523) that were collected over a geographic area and are possibly spatiall

BISON USGS species occurrence data
www.r-bloggers.com

The USGS recently released a way to search for and get species occurrence records for the USA. The service is called BISON (Biodiversity Inf

Why Penguins Cannot Fly: Scientific American
www.scientificamerican.com

The energy required to swim efficiently is likely what makes some seabirds poor fliers

Iron-fertilizing experiment took place in worst possible spot: scientists
www.vancouversun.com

Of all the vast area covered by the Pacific Ocean, the coastal water off Haida Gwaii is one of the worst spots to conduct an iron fertilizat

Tubenosed seabirds that shear the waves: of Calonectris, Lugensa, and Pu...
blogs.scientificamerican.com

As a regular Tet Zoo reader (right?) you’ll be aware of the petrel series. I’m keen to finish it (hey, just as I am with all ...

Cape Cod Fishing Charters - deep sea fishing for striped bass, tuna and ...
www.capecodsportsmen.com

Book it and Hook it! - Deep Sea Fishing on Cape Cod - Capt. Len has run fishing charters for Striped Bass, Tuna, Black Sea Bass, Porgies, an

Plus 6
sethsnaturenote.blogspot.com

My first "year bird" today was a cooper's hawk chasing pigeons and starling around St George while I was taking a smoke break at work. Feeli

Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Up On Pawleys Island |
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PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WLTX) --There is a mystery along the South Carolina coast. Thousands of dead fish washed up on the beach at the south en

Seabird Revealed in a Marine Food Web: Scientific American Gallery
www.scientificamerican.com

Food webs are all around us, involving everything from the earthworms that turn the soil to the tomato on our hamburgers at dinner. But trac

Hybrid Duck - AMWI x MALL
brucemactavish1.blogspot.com

Last winter at Spaniard's Bay there were three strange ducks suspected of being hybrid wigeon x something. Those same ducks are there again

Lou Reed talks vinyl over MP3 at CSULB
www.daily49er.com

Velvet Underground frontman describes recording ‘Metal Machine Music.’

Rose-breasted Grosbeak Dec 5
brucemactavish1.blogspot.com

Feeder stake outs can be long and boring but sometimes you get lucky. Such was the case when I drove just south of St. John's to Middle Pond

Rat kill in Galapagos Islands targets 180 million
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QUITO, Ecuador (AP) � The unique bird and reptile species that make the Galapagos Islands a treasure for scientists and tourists must be p

The real-life Moby Dick: Incredibly rare WHITE humpback whale spotted of...
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Real-life Moby Dick stands out from the rest of his pod because of an unusual condition called leucism, which causes a lack of pigmentation