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Nightjars research: You light up my night

October 06 2014 by Ruben Evens for the Night Jar Research Team | Category: Expeditions

Nightjars research: You light up my night

During 2009’s autumn migration we received a surprising message: a radio-tagged nightjar was intercepted near Facinas (southern Spain)! A welcome surprise as we expected at least some of our birds to head into Africa at the closest point near Europe, the Strait of Gibraltar. Since 2010 a new tradition was...

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Phenomenal autumn bird migration in Batumi, Caucasus!

September 26 2014 by Jasper Wehrmann (BRC) | Category: Conservation programs

Phenomenal autumn bird migration in Batumi, Caucasus!

Over 270.000 birds of prey have been recorded by our fantastic count team within the first two weeks of this year's program. Up to 1.000.000 raptors of 33 species migrate every autumn through this narrow bottleneck with incredible...

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App Review: The Bird Songs of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

September 22 2014 by Editorial Team | Category: Review

App Review: The Bird Songs of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Learning to bird with your ears is one of the most important steps any birder can take in being a better birder and there is so much information that our feathered friends can share with us, if only we would listen. Birder and Swarovksi Optik’s head of marketing (nature) has been using the “BIRD SONGS of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East” app and put together the following review of this impressive sound collection.

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