Saturday, May 28, 2016

With cold weather upon us, here's a recipe for the birds.

Remember that binoculars are also an essential tool for hunters, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. And I never go to a musical, play, concert, or sporting event without my bins, so this advice is good for anyone who uses binoculars.

As the holidays approach, it’s time to think about gifts for nature lovers on your list.

When hunters see a deer, they envision a big buck.
bird feeder

Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s citizen science program sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology, has begun a new season, and new volunteers are always welcome.

Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s citizen science program sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology, has begun a new season, and new volunteers are always welcome.

Identifying common backyard birds is relatively simple by using a step-by-step procedure.

It should surprise no experienced hunter or birder that wild turkeys have incredible eyesight.

Last week a caller to my radio show asked that I explain the word “mast.” “I’ve often heard you use the term, but I’m not sure exactly what it means,” she said. It’s a great question, especially at this time of year.

A frequent question among readers in the aftermath of last winter’s deep freeze was, “How do birds survive overnight low temperatures that plunge below zero degrees Fahrenheit?”
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