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Echo Meter Touch Handheld Bat Detector from Wildlife Acoustics
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Summer is winging its way towards Britain, #ornithology news from @_BTO via @RareBirdAlertUK
RT @RareBirdAlertUK: Summer is winging its way towards Britain as the @_BTO satellite-tagged Cuckoos start to heard north #ornithology http…
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january 2018 by pigsonthewing
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OMG: Ornithology Major Goal

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january 2018 by kcarruthers
James Bond (ornithologist)
Ian Fleming, who was a keen bird watcher living in Jamaica, was familiar with Bond's book,Birds of the West Indies, first published in 1936. and chose the name of its author for the hero of Casino Royale in 1953, apparently because he wanted a name that sounded 'as ordinary as possible'. Fleming wrote to the real Bond's wife, "It struck me that this brief, unromantic, Anglo-Saxon and yet very masculine name was just what I needed, and so a second James Bond was born." He also contacted the real James Bond about using his name in the books and Bond replied to him, "Fine with it." At some point during one of Fleming's visits to Jamaica he met with the real Bond and his wife. Also in his novel Dr. No Fleming referenced Bond's work by basing a large Ornithological Sanctuary on Dr. No's island in the Bahamas. In 1964, Fleming gave Bond a first edition copy of You Only Live Twice signed "To the real James Bond, from the thief of his identity".In the 2002 Bond film Die Another Day, the fictional Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, can be seen examining Birds of the West Indies in an early scene that takes place in Havana, Cuba. The author's name (James Bond) on the front cover is obscured. In the same film, when Bond first meets Jinx (Halle Berry), he introduces himself as an ornithologist.
language  oddly  espionage  ornithology 
january 2018 by thomas.kochi
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RT : Scientists’ Colorful Quest To Discover How Parrots Became Green

biochemistry  birds  genetics  ornithology  from twitter
november 2017 by kcarruthers

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