Friday, August 18, 2017

Let’s examine how small songbirds such as warblers, vireos and flycatchers act as keystone species in forest ecosystems.

When I walked to my office this morning, I noticed a female brown-headed cowbird perched high atop the tallest tree in the yard. For 10 minutes she surveyed the surrounding area.

Almost overnight, the old field below the house has greened up, and birds have set up nesting territories.Bluebirds were the first to lay eggs...

Birds vocalize throughout the year, but the purpose of the sounds varies. Always, however, birds sing to communicate.

By SCOTT SHALAWAYEarly childhood experiences often shape the adults we become. In my case, I remember going to the Philadelphia Zoo with my parents....

Morel season is a memorable time of year, and it's finally here!

The best way to attract hummingbirds is to plant native, nectar-bearing flowers.

Few experiences are more rewarding than introducing a child to the outdoors. I remember teaching my daughters at the age of three to recognize...

Early migrants began returning several weeks ago. Turkey vultures, killdeer, and phoebes were probably as befuddled by the late winter weather as we were....

To truly enjoy and appreciate nature, we must experience it. It recharges the soul, and it actually made me feel better physically.
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