It had been a cool night, so the air conditioning was off and the windows were open. It was around 9:30 in the morning when I realized that there was a lot of noise coming in through the windows. I… Read More ›
BIRD WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS WITH STRIPES, SPOTS OR FRECKLES I’m pretty sure that stripes, spots, or freckles describes almost every bird I see with maybe the exception of the Cardinal — the males, anyway — who are almost entirely… Read More ›
BIRD WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: BIRDS WITH COLOR IN THEIR NAME So many to choose from! From the aggravating Brown-headed Cowbird, to the Red-bellied Woodpecker, Goldfinches, Purple Finches, and Bluebirds, color is often the single thing that defines a bird to those… Read More ›
CMMC – March Alphabet Letters Ch or Ck in the the word How about three orchids, a Pileated Woodpecker, the Blackstone River and canal, a Black-Backed Gull and the mighty Chickadee?
This weekend, all the “birding groups” from Cornell Ornithological through Audubon are doing a four day birding experience titled “The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).” It’s done in February because it precedes the first (earliest) bird migrations and give all… Read More ›