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A morning bird ringing (bird banding)

Ashley Sendell-Price 4 am: with thermos in hand I close the front door behind me with a click, hop into the car, and after a short drive arrive at my destination – a water treatment facility at the foot of... Continue Reading →

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Tales from the South Pacific: Huahine

Ashley Sendell-Price The island of Huahine (in fact two islands: Huahine Nui and Huahine Iti) is often described as the Garden of Eden, enticing tourists with its lush forested landscape, turquoise lagoons (pictured below) and white-sand beaches. Although I do agree that... Continue Reading →

Tales from the South Pacific: Mo’orea

Ashley Sendell-Price After a year of planning and 53 hours of travelling I arrived on Mo’orea; the first of five French Polynesian islands that I will be visiting over a two-month period as part of my DPhil. I am here... Continue Reading →

The Promiscuous Life of the Superb Fairy-Wren

Fiona Jones The Superb Fairy-Wren. Its name makes it sound delicate, yet majestic, and – well – sweet. But, names can be misleading… Beneath this rather lovely title lies the most promiscuous bird of all, with 95% of broods and... Continue Reading →

Avian migration since Aristotle: How ‘wearable tech’ is shaping our understanding of where birds go

Ashley Sendell - Price Humans have long been aware of the seasonal comings and goings of bird populations. But for centuries much of what was known about where birds went was based on speculation, and thus often lead to conclusions... Continue Reading →

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