Monday, May 16, 2022

Recently, at a wild bird trade show in Missouri, a women approached me and thanked me for “a great idea.” She said she had...
ring-billed gull

If you're seeing gulls this winter, it's probably cold, you're probably a few miles from a lake or river and there's probably an open dumpster nearby.

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

More noisy than musical, the sounds of insects define late summer.

Last week my wife informed me she had seen the first big black rat snake of the year stretched across the road in front...

Red squirrels make up for what they lack in size with pure pugnacity.
cardinal on snowy branch

When snow flies, activity at bird feeders peaks.
mourning dove

Mourning doves are one of the most abundant birds in North America. Key to their success is that they are generalists in every sense of the word.

When my wife and I left on vacation July 21, I felt pangs of guilt. I had been hosting a growing number of ruby-throated hummingbirds at my feeders since early May.

Just because a resource is common and abundant today doesn’t mean that will always be the case. When Europeans settled North America, for example,...