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Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

It is edited by CFZ Director Jon Downes, and subbed by the lovely Lizzy Bitakara'mire (formerly Clancy), scourge of improper syntax. The daily newsblog is edited by Corinna Downes, head administratrix of the CFZ, and the indexing is done by Lee Canty and Kathy Imbriani. There is regular news from the CFZ Mystery Cat study group, and regular fortean bird news from 'The Watcher of the Skies'. Regular bloggers include Dr Karl Shuker, Dale Drinnon, Richard Muirhead and Richard Freeman.The CFZ bloggo is updated daily, and there's nothing quite like it anywhere else. Come and join us...

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Monday, March 07, 2011

AN INVALUABLE RESOURCE - We will certainly be buying one at some point

http://www.birdguides.com/estore/p-823-bbiii-british-birds-iinteractivei.aspx

100 years of British Birds magazine on a single disk, with searchable PDFs so you can search locate any article, note, letter or picture on any species or location. BBi is a multimedia DVD-ROM that provides instant access to every article, every photo, every illustration ever published in the journal British Birds since its launch in 1907. The entire 100-year archive is fully searchable by species, author, photographer, location or topic as well as by date of publication, so can quickly find, for example:

All the photos of any species
All the illustrations by any artist
All the letters by any author
All the articles on any topic, e.g. identification
All the BBRC rarities reports
All mentions of your own name!!

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