Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A week ago, Vonda Poole of New Wilmington, Pa. emailed me and worried about "a female hummingbird that has not gone south for the...

The diversity of backyard birds fuels their appeal. Cardinals and blue jays are spectacularly beautiful. Chickadees, titmice, and nuthatches sparkle with personality.Woodpeckers entertain. But...

Cold winter weather means it's time for two important citizen science projects -- the annual Christmas Bird Count and Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Project...

Books always make great holiday gifts, especially for those who have everything. Here are a few recent titles that I recommend.

As days get shorter, and nights grow longer, the cast of characters on my bird feeders changes. A mixed flock of pine siskins, purple...

As I write this, Hurricane Sandy has claimed more than 70 American lives and done an estimated $50 billion in damage, and those numbers...

Halloween can be a terrifying holiday for small children. Boogie men and scary creatures strike terror in their hearts. I’m hoping we can dial...

Anyone who lives in deer country knows fall is the most dangerous time of year. It's when deer-vehicle collisions peak. In many areas, it's...

“When can I expect birds show up at my new feeder?” That’s the most common question I get from readers who begin feeding birds...

The science behind fall's beauty: Why do leaves turn colors? Why do they fall from trees, anyway?
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