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World Sparrow Day 2019

Sparrows are probably the most common birds in the world, yet they’re often overlooked. World Sparrow Day, celebrated on 20 March, reminds us to notice these wild visitors to our urban worlds.

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Birding is all about the stories

Birding is not just about the thrill of the numbers. It’s about spending time in nature, setting ourselves challenges, observing beauty and hanging out with other twitchers. The irresistible allure of birding is captured in the new book, Featherings.

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Bontebok weekend birding checklist

Through the lens of birding, and a pair of binoculars, there’s plenty to discover in South Africa’s smallest national park. On a weekend visit to Bontebok National Park I spotted 56 species. Here’s my checklist.

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