Saturday, December 10, 2016

Even states where ground hogs don’t occur have come up with ways to get in on the action.

Back in December, I described an invasion of snowy owls from the arctic to temperate latitudes. Hundreds of these impressive white birds have been...

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...
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