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snowflake
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bottle-tomtit
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People + Birds Around the World
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People + Birds Around the World
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Lessons learned, Observed changes, Migrations, Children, Teachings, North America
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Resources for teachers: Swallow migrations and other migrators
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A collection of conversations with conservationists talking about their life, work and motivation
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aocojâo
Translation
Monjita, White Monjita
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bumbarrel
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This is a collection of links to resources world-wide related to teaching, learning, techniques, & methodology in ethno-ornithology. They are not necessarily affiliated with EWA.
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People + Birds Around the World
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Educational materials, Europe, Biology / ecology, Children
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Naturehood is a community project supporting people to take positive action for local wildlife.
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European Bird Names from the Desfayes Thesaurus
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Image by Pam Grimmond, https://pamgrimmond.co.uk/ Thesaurus by Michel Desfayes https://EWAtlas.net/desfayes
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People + Birds Around the World
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Africa, Conservation, Stewardship, Oral histories
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on 14 Dec 2012, Stephen Awoyemi, a conservationist who had mostly worked online was taken bird ringing for the first time. Here he talks about this and his work.
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People + Birds Around the World
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Africa, Threats, Stewardship, Stories, Symbolisms, Personal narratives, Ontology, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers
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Links to an article from Lusaka Voice
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mahamá dosh posyr
Translation
Atí, Large-billed Tern
Summary
In many places around the world, birds are seen and related to as people. This can take a lot of different forms. This collection explores birds that used to be people, have an aspect or spirit form that is human-like, are related to as if human, etc.
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coichigác
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Garza bruja, Black-crowned Night Heron
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People + Birds Around the World, Druk Bja Tshering
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Culture, Sacred/ divine/ spirit world, Material culture, Ceremonial/ ritual
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This festival is hosted in November and welcomes the widely referenced heavenly and sacred species into the Kingdom
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People + Birds Around the World
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South America
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People + Birds Around the World
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Bibliographic reference, South America, Southeast Asia, Oceania, North America, Meso-america, Global, Europe, Asia, Africa, Markers of environ. change, Conservation, Stewardship, Bird song & calls, Behavioural observations, Phenology/ seasonality, Relations w/ other life & landscape, Ontology, Omens/ augury/ harbingers/ messengers
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Online supplemental materials for the article Wyndham and Park 2018, published by the Journal of Ethnobiology
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People + Birds Around the World, Cahow Community
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Oceania, Eggs & nests, Markers of environ. change, Conservation, Success stories, Stewardship, Lessons learned, Crucial habitat threats/ needs, Stories, Proper conduct, Personal narratives, Oral histories, Historical
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As a schoolboy on Bermuda in 1951 David Wingate was invited on an ornithological expedition. In these recordings he describes how they rediscovered the Cahow, or Bermuda Petrel, previously thought extinct for 300 years.
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péjê
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Boyero amarillo, Golden-winged Cacique
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tautau
Translation
Halcón negro, Bat Falcon
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People + Birds Around the World
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Conservation, Stewardship, Political/ rights & responsibilities
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A list of resources related to land rights, (counter)mapping Indigenous territories, and related things