Monday, June 27, 2016

With the polar vortex still fresh on our minds, it almost seems silly to discuss nesting birds. But the nesting season begins in January...

Every winter I get letters and emails from readers asking why they are seeing fewer birds at their feeders. For example, Sheryll Jameson, from...

Ask any wildlife biologist to name an important professional influence, and most will say Aldo Leopold (1887-1948). His textbook, Game Management (1933), essentially created...

It’s time for another season of Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s premier citizen science opportunity sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology.

Every December I get requests to reprint my take-off of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, first published in 1988. Read it aloud to the...

Nothing gets birders more excited than widespread reports of unusual birds. They jump in their cars, drive hundreds of miles, and hope to spot...

Many predators seek deer — not just humans.

Every fall I hear about a big buck someone has been tracking and watching for weeks. But when the gun season arrives, that big...

Turkeys and deer must prepare for winter before it gets here.

Sometimes wildlife seems as curious about people as we are about them. I often spot deer watching me from the edge of the woods....
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