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If you’ve ever wondered, what is that bird? Let Merlin, help you unlock the mystery. Merlin in the new app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. It makes bird identification easier by showing you the birds, in your own area, that match what you’ve seen. Merlin asks you a few simple questions. When and where

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Here’s your chance to become a birdsong hero by playing the bird song ID game that starts from square one and trains you how to visualize and remember the songs that catch your attention but, don’t always stick. Time to show what you’re made of and become a better birder at the same time. First

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Is this a new species of bird-of-paradise? For centuries, the Superb Bird-of-Paradise from the Bird’s Head or Vogelkop region of western New Guinea was thought to be the same species as the one found throughout the rest of New Guinea: the now famous species with the otherworldly bouncing black and blue smiley-face courtship dance. However,

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[Bird songs] Nightingale is famous for singing at night. Many people believe that any bird singing sweetly during darkness is a Nightingale However this identification will show that not all are Nightingales In fact, sadly, very few these days are. Firstly it is important to know that many birds will sing at night, especially during

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