Thursday, May 26, 2016

Last week I did my best to think spring by suggesting that it was time to put up a few nest boxes for cavity-nesting...

Last week I did my best to think spring by suggesting that it was time to put up a few nest boxes for cavity-nesting...

To an unsuspecting beginner, flushing a grouse or woodcock can be unnerving.

I know it seems like this winter will never end, but days are getting longer, and just a few days ago, I finally saw...

Even states where ground hogs don’t occur have come up with ways to get in on the action.

Back in December, I described an invasion of snowy owls from the arctic to temperate latitudes. Hundreds of these impressive white birds have been...

With the polar vortex still fresh on our minds, it almost seems silly to discuss nesting birds. But the nesting season begins in January...

Every winter I get letters and emails from readers asking why they are seeing fewer birds at their feeders. For example, Sheryll Jameson, from...

Ask any wildlife biologist to name an important professional influence, and most will say Aldo Leopold (1887-1948). His textbook, Game Management (1933), essentially created...

It’s time for another season of Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s premier citizen science opportunity sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology.
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