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MEDIA Talking with Woodpeckers

The Lab of Ornithology at Cornell has produced this delightful mini-film of researchers in Costa Rica tracking and communicating with a Pale-billed Woodpecker, the cousin to the Ivory-billed and Imperial Woodpeckers, which are considered critically endangered/possibly extinct. If you are a bird watcher, a science nerd, or a jungle hiking fan, this 11 minute film […]

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Ivory-billed Woodpecker: Gone or Just Forgotten?

I’ll admit it: I am a first-class Ivory-billed Woodpecker junkie. This beautiful, large bird, if not extinct, has been hiding very well since the 1940s; the last known pair of birds was seen and extensively documented by Arthur Allan and Paul Kellogg in 1935 for their report Recent observations of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. When news broke […]

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California Fire Lookout Video Enchants

This time-lapse video featuring the Gardner Fire Lookout on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California, has stunning photography of the Bay Area from a bird’s eye view. The staff pick video at vimeo.com features fog, the Golden Gate bridge, the Bay Area at night, and the fire lookout tower itself. That round device in the […]

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