Category Archives: Random

Rare post on a common bird

It has been over a year since I last posted. I’m still trying to figure out what to do with the blog going into the future. In the meantime, I visited Texas for the first time and I thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Korean Swallows

One nice thing for me when I travel is seeing how local fauna have adapted to the human condition. While this is a common sight in many parts of the world, Hirundinidae (Swallows, Martins) aren’t found in Hawai’i. Many species … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Discovery: # 34 Cyanea konahuanuiensis

So I changed up the format for my next post in the lobelia series. For how can it be normal; Cyanea konahuanuiensis is a species brand new to science that I helped describe! I’m not going to rehash everything, that … Continue reading

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Why science blogs are the best thing on the Internet

Let’s skip the actual bad stuff like deviant solicitations and other such nonsense. Even without that, the Internet can be a rather not nice place. Negativity runs rampant in so many circles of the web. From topics as disparate as … Continue reading

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Link of the day

This stretch of amazing weather has been quite agonizing. Work and prior engagements have kept me from the mountains. In the meantime, I did stumble across an interesting link I’d like to share: In the footsteps of Joseph Rock – Here … Continue reading

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Self Reflection

It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to make any meaningful updates to Studia Mirabilium. Work has been very busy and very exciting. Blogging on a whole can be quite selfish and this short post is even more … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Hau kuahiwi

For the second time in a month, I was back visiting Big Island. The weather over the memorial day weekend was perfect; I couldn’t have asked for better conditions to enjoy our native biota like this Hibiscadelphus giffardianus again.

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