Magnificent Frigate male Wikipics
Magnificent Frigatebird


I have recently been looking at hundreds of photos of birds, many with aquatic or semi-aquatic lives. These can be broadly categorised as seabirds, shorebirds or wading birds. But with some bird breeds, there can be doubt as to which category applies. There is the strict Linnaean ordering of course, but in practice there is a degree of informal category overlap and some variation in the various bird guides. This is especially so between shorebirds and the smaller, less exotic wading birds. Shorebirds may wade, and wading birds may be found on shores. Then I remembered a past blog post by the estimableBEACH CHAIR SCIENTIST that I thought deserved an outing here. I re-blogged the chart from BCS early last year. In the meantime site followers and site hits have surprisingly increased considerably, but I suspect only the…

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About narhvalur

Environmentalist, Animal Lover, Birder,Equastrian
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  1. Thanks for passing this round, Ann! RH

  2. narhvalur says:

    A pleasure Harbour to have your entries on my blog!

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