The dance of the woodcock is a rite of spring that every birder should experience at least once.
Memorable birding opportunities begin in late winter and continue through June.
With lakes and rivers still mostly frozen, it may seem overly optimistic to think of spring. But it’s coming.
Hunters, hikers, birders, travelers, snowmobilers and skiers should beware sudden changes in winter weather.
Sea gulls are not limited to sea shores.
It may be mid-winter, but the nesting season for birds is underway. Great horned owls and bald eagles are already incubating eggs. Smaller songbirds wait until spring to begin nesting. Those that use in cavities (and nest boxes) get a jump on nesting because cavities provide protection from cold temperatures, wind, rain, and snow. These […]
February 2 is about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.
The 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) takes place Feb. 13-16.
Black bears have developed an admirable strategy: They gorge themselves in the fall, sleep through winter’s worst and give birth to cubs before emerging in the spring.
Whenever I find a bunch of feathers in the yard, I’m confident a sharp-shinned or Cooper’s hawk has probably visited.