Foragings:: The latest news, resources, designs and more

News Birdsafe Design Proposal In Calgary:: From Urban Birdscapes is a story about the approval by the Calgary Planning Commission of Bird-Safe Urban Design Guidelines (PDF). Bats and Lighting Research Project:: This is a really interesting website documenting a research project...

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Foragings:: The latest news, resources, designs and more

News:: La Petite Ceinture de Paris:: This blog post from Nature urbaine features railroads that have been abandoned where nature has started to reclaim them, with some rather beautiful results. Twitter in the city: The urban life of birds:: An article from The...

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Urban Species Profile:: Bushtit

The tiny Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) is the lone representative of its family, Aegithalidae, in the New World. The Long-tailed Tit is likewise, the only member of the family in Europe, although it is not confined to Europe and ranges into Asia...

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A Brief History of Birds on Buildings

For as long as we've made dwellings for ourselves, many birds have sought to cohabit them with us. In past times beliefs and folklore made them welcome visitors and some were even sought after, while at the same time,...

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Presidio Habitats

Running now through May 15th of 2011 is Presidio Habitats in San Francisco. It is a joint venture between FOR-SITE Foundation and Presidio Trust and started running May 16th of this year. The Presidio has a long and interesting military...

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Urban Species Profile:: Peregrine Falcon

One of the most popular of urban birds has to be the Peregrine Falcon. They are watched, monitored, talked about, written about, recorded and rescued in cities around the world. In London they can be seen at the Tate...

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