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    Episode 48: A Visit to the British Bird Fair, Part I

    TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews a few of the many interesting personalities at the British Birdwatching Fair, an event held each August at Rutland Water Preserve in central England. Posted Wed, 10 Dec 2014.

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    I was fortunate to be invited along on a familiarization birding and wildlife tour of Uganda with my friend Tim Appleton and Dominic Mitchell. The trip has been epic and I'll be posting and podcasting about it in the months ahead. But I just had to share one little scene that we witnessed yesterday.We've been seeing olive baboons constantly on this trip through Uganda. They are along every road and

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