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Bird Watching in Uttarakhand

1) Corbett National Park

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Exploring the Animals & Nature of Iceland


The virgin and harsh beauty of Icelandic nature is really fascinating. It is true, here there is something to see: powerful waterfalls, active volcanoes, geysers (springs, periodically throwing out hot thermal water and steam, one of the manifestations of vulcanism), giant glaciers. Well, the natural beauty of the island is supplemented with the existence of various animals and birds.

Let’s have a closer look at the various fauna of Iceland. One can see arctic foxes, reindeer, mink and mouse li

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9008836475?profile=originalOne of the most magnificent birds in Costa Rica is the Great Green Macaw.


This time of year, from October through December, Great Green Macaws (Ara ambiguus) return to the Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge in northern Costa Rica from the Indio Maiz Biological Reserve in Nicaragua. Following their main food source of mountain almond tree fruits that are now in season, the Macaws return to this vital habitat of rainforest and wetlands in Costa Rica.


9008898076?profile=originalThe Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge preserve

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Christmas in Costa Rica is for the birds!

Trogon-at-Veragua-Rainforest-photo-by-Daniel-Torres-203x300.jpg?width=203Christmas is a special time of year for birders. Equipped with binoculars, bird guides and checklists, avid birders throughout the Americas brave snow, wind, rain, or maybe even tropical sun, to take part in the Christmas Bird Count. The longest running “Citizen Science survey” in the world, the annual Christmas Bird Count provides critical data on bird population trends. The National Audubon Society of the USA and other organizations use data collected in this wildlife census to assess the heal

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It's Raining Birds

9008599287?profile=originalWhen thousands of birds rained from the sky over Beebe, Arkansas, on New Year's Day 2011, scientists theorized it was due to noise pollution created by celebratory fireworks. This article asks the question: Do you think we need to institute noise regulations around sensitive natural areas, or would such laws be too intrusive, unrealistic, and impossible to enforce?



Perhaps red-winged blackbirds are trying to tell us something. ©John T. Andrews.

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Oh, You Lucky Snowbirds!

There are several things that are expected when one lives in Maine and not necessarily in a good way. Take winter for example. We know it's going to be cold (this morning it was 2 whole degrees) and that snow will be involved at some point. In the last few days we've received a foot and are told to expect another major storm within the week.

Snow is so pretty to look at, especially the light fluffy stuff that has settled on the tall spruce and fir trees. This morning's bright blue sky makes the p

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Wildlife Holidays in India

India is globally famous for its exotic flora and fauna. To add more beauty to these rich abundance, wildlife parks and sanctuaries are the added attractions. These exotic beauties of the flora and fauna takes adventure seekers and wildlife buffs into the world of animals, some of are endangered species of birds and animals. Tourists can enjoy the wildlife safari in these exotic wildlife parks and sanctuaries to spot varied wild species, endangered animals and colorful species of birds. Enjoying

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