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The Best Places in America to See Fall Bird Migrations – Smithsonian

November 15, 2014
The Best Places in America to See Fall Bird Migrations
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With some of the flocks moving by the tens of thousands, the fall migration offers novice and expert bird watchers alike a chance to observe one of nature's great journeys. Fall is a particularly great time to catch birds on their southward migration

Hawk Mountain Nominated for one of the Top Birdwatching Places in US – bctv.org

November 15, 2014

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Hawk Mountain Nominated for one of the Top Birdwatching Places in US
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Any individual with an Internet connection can vote once a day for the candidate of their choice at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-birdwatching/ until noon on Monday, November 10. "This is huge for Hawk Mountain and shows that our 2,500-acre …

Last chance to vote for the USA's best birdwatching spot – USA TODAY

November 15, 2014

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Last chance to vote for the USA's best birdwatching spot
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For many nature-loving travelers in the USA, birdwatching is a favored pastime. Our 20 nominees for the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice award for Best Birdwatching were selected by a panel of birdwatching experts for their diversity, natural beauty, …

Wayward bird ends up in Dubai, thrilling bird watchers – allvoices

November 15, 2014
Wayward bird ends up in Dubai, thrilling bird watchers
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Migrating birds are having increasing difficulties traveling from wintering grounds to summer breeding areas that are often hundreds of miles away, according to a recent study by the US Geological Survey published in Science Daily, which experts

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Brisbane: A G20 guide to one of the world's most livable cities – CNN

November 15, 2014

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Brisbane: A G20 guide to one of the world's most livable cities
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(CNN) — Interested in a lunch-hour swim, free from the office, in a big open-air pool with warm sand between your toes, palm trees swaying in the breeze and a cool drink close at hand? If the answer's yes, consider Brisbane, Australia, one of the
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New giant cruise ship dazzles with innovations – USA TODAY

November 15, 2014

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New giant cruise ship dazzles with innovations
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"I was actually sitting in the middle of the bed yesterday watching it, just fascinated." Touted by Royal Caribbean as the world's first "smart ship," Quantum also boasts innovative technology that makes checking in, reserving shows and restaurant

John Cleese on Monty Python and the State of Comedy – Wall Street Journal

November 15, 2014

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John Cleese on Monty Python and the State of Comedy
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literature (the “All-England Summarize Proust Competition”) and music (Beethoven trying to compose his Fifth Symphony while being constantly interrupted by Mrs. Beethoven and a myna bird). But the skits included straightforward silliness, too, like

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Peaceful Pelican in Palacios offers cozy, old-school digs – Houston Chronicle

November 15, 2014
Peaceful Pelican in Palacios offers cozy, old-school digs
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You will find a slower pace, lots of water to kayak, good fishing and stellar bird watching. Rooms at the Peaceful Pelican start at $135 and include breakfast. The owner even accommodated our early schedule, whipping up muffins, a veggie omelet and

Family Travel: Let your bird-watching vacation plans take flight – Dallas Morning News

November 15, 2014
Family Travel: Let your bird-watching vacation plans take flight
Dallas Morning News
Perhaps the most famous and biologically important of the island birds are Darwin's 13 finches. The creatures were central to the scientist's evolutionary theories. Learn more about the volcanic island's winged population via a cruise or a hotel-based