Wednesday, August 24, 2016
bird feeder

The walls and top consist of grid panels of 2-inch by 2-inch heavy-duty wire mesh that allows birds to pass freely,
bird on post

Only through long-term banding efforts can scientists unlock the mysteries of avian natural history.
ruffed grouse

Thomas Felton of Kimbolton, Ohio, recently sent me some photos of a ruffed grouse he had been feeding twice a day since late November.
orange breasted bird on pine branch in snow

Birds battle the cold weather by eating during the day, burning the calories later on.
cardinal on snowy branch

When snow flies, activity at bird feeders peaks.
winter

There are many fun things to do in winter, but remember to keep it safe.
chestnut tree with blight

The chestnut was a near perfect tree. It grew straight, tall, wide and fast. The wood was lightweight, rot resistant and easy to work.
owl photo

A new year brings new opportunities to explore birds, nature.
orange breasted bird on pine branch in snow

The best time to learn how to identify birds is now. This identification guide for 21 birds will help.
cardinal on snowy branch

Scott Shalaway shares a birding twist on the classic "The Night Before Christmas" poem.
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