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WINTER FINCH FORECAST 2016 - 2017. by Ron Pittaway. GENERAL FORECAST: Cone crops average poor in Southern Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada, New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, but crops are generally good to bumper in Northern Ontario, Western Canada and Alaska. The dividing line is roughly ...
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The population of the at-risk Hutton's Shearwater has plummeted as a result of landslips in Kaikoura.
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Hundreds of birds are washing up dead in the Bering Sea, causing alarm among scientists. It may be linked to climate change.
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Namibia has historically been one of the worst fisheries for seabird bycatch, responsible for the deaths of around 30000 seabirds a year, including critically endangered albatross species.
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Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park makes a bold conservation move.
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Thousands of seabirds die every year from consuming plastic trash in the oceans. But why do they eat plastic? New research shows that it produces odors that help some species find prey.
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Mount Hekla is Iceland’s 3rd most active volcano. A large eruption in 1104 earned it the moniker Gateway to Hell. Is Mount Hekla overdue for another eruption?
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A new UBC study has found that extended summers and shortened winters can alter the relationship between great horned owls and the snowshoe hare, leading to the extinction of both.
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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
www.sfgate.com

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...
www.dailymail.co.uk

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