QN Jeans Batik – The Shop with Collection of Modern ‘Batik on Denim’, Original from Pekalongan

Batik is one of Indonesian cultural heritage has now evolved with the times and tastes of the market. Batik might be overly used with constant and that’s-it approaches, but it’s a whole different situation when the creation of batik is combined with fine denim that the new fashion will not only look good, but it will […]

Shuttlecock Manufacturer and Exporter from Nganjuk, East Java – Good Quality of Shuttlecock Product at Low Prices

Just as football that popular in the land of Brazil, badminton is very popular in Indonesia. From the professional, until as a sport in the villages. Shuttlecock is a sport product that made with a combination of engine power and skilled manpower. Machines of engine power are used for shearing in order to produce fur […]

FATCHCRAFT – Innovation Handicraft Made in Bandung, West Java

An awesome piece of art from Bandung is made of vintage patch clothes called “Jemuran” or laundry. This craft that can be called woven picture frame and wall hangings is craft and art products original from Indonesia with based tradition. Fatchurohman who is a practitioner of the art and design of Bandung establish a company […]

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Exclusive Design – Bali Interior Decoration

Exclusive design intends to create interior decoration especially metal art. Some of wall decorations are mostly shaped into flower, leaves, trees, or animal. It looks so chic and elegant if you put it into your room or hang it on your wall. Please visit them to see what products that will be properly set in […]

FOOD DELIVERIES AT SWALLOW-TAILED KITE NESTS IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA


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Kenneth D. Meyer, Steven M. McGehee, and Michael W. Collopy
Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611

We studied the diets of nesting Swallow-tailed Kites (Elanoides forficatus) at eight nests in 1988–1989 in southern Florida, where the species reaches its greatest abundance in the United States. Males fed females during the incubation stage an average of 2.1 ± 0.8 times per day. The adults averaged 10.9 ± 4.5 deliveries daily during the nestling stage, and 10.3 ± 12.5 deliveries to young daily following nest departure.
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Bird's Nest in Chinese Cuisine


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Edible Bird’s nest?? I can’t imagine how one can transform twigs and grasses into a gourmet food.

The nests in making bird’s nest soups are exclusively those of swiflets, the birds from the family of common swallow. These highly prized nests are built and clung to the ceiling of the caves as high as 70m by the birds mostly of seaweed that is mixed by their own saliva, making the process of harvesting an ordeal and expensive. Swiflets nests are mostly found on cliffs in areas along the Southern Chinese coast and South East Asia .
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Immunochemical characterization of edible bird's nest allergens.

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Goh DL, Chua KY, Chew FT, Liang RC, Seow TK, Ou KL, Yi FC, Lee BW. Department of Paediatrics, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, S(119074)Singapore. BACKGROUND: We have previously described anaphylaxis induced by edible bird’s nest (BN) and demonstrated that this condition is IgE mediated. OBJECTIVES: This study aimed at […]

The Bird's Nest inferior vena caval filter: review of a single-center experience

.jvir.org MM Wojtowycz, T Stoehr, AB Crummy, JC McDermott and IA Sproat Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison 53792, USA. PURPOSE: To examine a large single-center experience with Bird’s Nest vena caval filters for indications, clinically evident recurrent thromboembolic disease, and other filter-related complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS: During a 6-year period, 308 patients underwent percutaneous […]

Identification of a serine protease inhibitor homologue in Bird's Nest by an integrated proteomics approach.

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Ou K, Seow TK, Liang RC, Lee BW, Goh DL, Chua KY, Chung MC. Bioprocessing Technology Center, Singapore National University of Singapore. btcoukl@nus.edu.sg For centuries, the edible nests of Collocalia spp. (“Bird’s Nests”) have been used as a Chinese delicacy that had been claimed to be an effective health-giving tonic. However, clinical studies indicated […]