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Category: 'bird-conservation'

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Sooty Albatross (photo Francois de Plessis)
May 23, 2017
The Famous Birding Cruise to Nowhere – Flock at Sea 2017
by John Kinghorn “GREY PETREL COMING DOWN PORTSIDE FROM THE BOW” were the words blasting through the miniscule speaker on the guides’ radios. This was of course followed by a stampede of eager, ...
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youth africa birders
February 16, 2017
A race against time: funding the fight against bird killing
by Jessleena Suri Israel is a haven for birds and birders alike. Israel during migration season is something else altogether. Down in southern Africa we don’t get to experience the marvel that is ma ...
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female Hottentot Buttonquail
February 16, 2016
Surveying for one of South Africa’s rarest birds: the elusive fynbos endemic, Hottentot Buttonquail
Hottentot Buttonquail must be the most enigmatic of all of South Africa’s 18 endemics. Its world population is estimated at fewer than 1000 individuals and thought to be declining! The global distri ...
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Shelleys-crimsonwing
October 23, 2015
Searching for Africa’s most elusive bird
Searching for Africa’s most elusive bird By Chris Lotz Shelley’s Crimsonwing (photograph courtesy of www.gorilla.org) When asked the question “what is Africa’s most elusive bird species”, mo ...
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Egyptian-Nightjar--boyce
April 10, 2015
Trip Report – Champions of the Flyway bird race for conservation
Trip report: “Champions of the Flyway” – a bird race for conservation in southern Israel – March 2015.   Hume’s or Desert Tawny Owl (Strix [butleri or hadorami]) in the Judean D ...
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Crowned-Sandgrouse-meyrav
February 20, 2015
The Champions of the Flyway project, because it is personal!
Jonathan Meyrav, Project coordinator “The Champions of the Flyway” in Israel is not just a fun race for avid birders having a good time; it carries with it a strong message that appeals to bird lo ...
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White-chested Alethe
February 16, 2015
African Bird Club
Background Birding Ecotours is a Gold sponsor of the African Bird Club because of this club’s solid track record of helping to conserve the continent’s birds.  African bird conservation is someth ...
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White-necked Rockfowl is one of two threatened, highly localised species of Picathartes – a family endemic to West and Central Africa
October 8, 2014
The most urgent bird conservation priorities in Africa and its islands
  This note was written for the bulletin of the African Bird Club (http://www.africanbirdclub.org/) (ABC) and is published here on our blog with permission from them. We highly recommend you join ...
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Rufous-headed Ground-roller is one of Madagascar’s sought-after birds (Photo by Mike Nelson/Birding Ecotours)
January 9, 2014
The conservation value of avitourism
Birdwatching tourism (or avitourism as it is sometimes called) has become a large industry and is the biggest niche within eco-tourism. The amount that wildlife watchers (primarily bird watchers) spen ...
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