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Birds And Drones

Not everything that flies is a bird, and as more people experiment with drones for recreational and personal use, these unusual vehicles will have more of an impact on birds. Will that impact be negative or positive?

Smugglers Threaten Endangered Birds In Russia's Far East

Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's Far East is home to the largest population of Merlin Falcons in the world. But there's concern a growing business in bird smuggling is threatening their very existence. Click here to view a news insert about these falcons.

Jocotoco Antpitta - The Bird That Barks!

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Names Can Be So Confusing!

So many people refer to Birds of Eden as Birds of Paradise, Birds Paradise, Garden of Eden, Birds of the World and even as World of Birds.  So I wondered if it would help to explain why and how Birds of Eden derived its name. At first we were going to call our bird sanctuary Kunjani Gorge, but we changed our mind when the municipality we fall under was re-named The Eden Municipality.  There was even talk of The Eden Gate way opening at the N2 Monkeyland turn-off (2km from us).