THE NEW FORTY And the birdbrain is...
I am sure that in a world filled with factoids that there must be some data on the bird species that are fairly unaware of the threatsthey face. I am willing to bet, even though I have neverread a sin... Posted on 4/30/13 at 10:57 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Christmas Bird Count season at hand
The season for Christmas bird counts is at hand, and there are several opportunities for birdwatchers in the region to participate throughout the holiday season.
The Christmas Bird Count season offic... Posted on 12/12/12 at 3:29 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Let sleeping birds lie
Lisa and I recently had a strange bird sighting. I want to describe
it this week.
We were just sitting around talking at the kitchen island when Lisa
noticed a little chickadee sitting on the humming... Posted on 7/29/12 at 7:49 AM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT They say "phee-bee," I hear "sweet-tee."
I'mnot as avid a bird watcher as some, but I do like to spy on the wrens who for the past few years have built a nest inside the hollow crossbow of our clothesline pole. The bed sheets have mainly gon... Posted on 6/9/11 at 10:43 AM
The Animal Humane Society says its five Minnesota locations have an overabundance of birds. To encourage people to adopt one the group is offering a promotion — tweet your best bird call or sing or whistle a few lines of a bird-themed song and you can adopt a bird for $1.
The next time the sky darkens with a flock of noisy unwelcome starlings, blame Shakespeare — or, better yet, a few of his strangest fans. Had the Bard not mentioned the starling in the third scene of “Henry IV,” arguably the most hated bird in North America might never have arrived.
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