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    Birds and Weather Predictions

    “Weather is always unrehearsed.” ― Marty Rubin Meteorology is no simple task. Meteorology is a notoriously tricky business, as anybody who has ever had to restrain themselves from cursing out the weatherman for yet another blown…

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    New Bird Photo ID App

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has created a bird identification tool you can easily carry with you. The Merlin Bird ID app is an app you can download and use on your smart phone. Using the…

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    Invisible Ducks

    Years ago I was camping in the Adirondacks in mid-April. I had just started birding, so I was thrilled to hear large groups of ducks quacking away in the woods. So off I went, in pursuit…

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    My Wildlife Garden

    Observing the activity of wildlife in my garden has become a favorite pastime of mine and provides constant pleasure and entertainment regardless of the season. Writing about it inspires special memories! On Mother’s Day last May…

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    The Great Backyard Bird Count

    Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The 18th annual count is taking place February 13 through 16.…

  • Watch a mother nurture baby hummingbirds during their first moments!
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    A Mother Hummingbird’s Story

    The video First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird’s Story is a gorgeous glimpse into one bird’s world as she raises her young. And yes, those are clothespins in the first frame–bigger than the nest, that’s right! Hummingbirds can…

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    Do Ravens Like Cookies?

    Randy and Sandy in California shared their bird photos with us. Thank you, birds are so fun to watch! Now here’s their letter. After, keep scrolling to see their fun photos. As luck would have it,…

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    Getting Kids into Birding

    On the surface, birding may seem fairly straightforward: you go out, you look for birds, you find the birds, you identify the birds and then call it a day. But it’s so much more than that,…

  • Eastern Bluebird perched on a branch.
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    Apps for Birding Adventures

    Discover Apps for Your Phone and Identify Birds by their Behavior and Songs When You’re Out in Nature Continuing and rapid changes in technology has irrevocably changed much of the face of society, from how we…