Birds to brighten your day: Part IX — Birds of New England.com

Last week brought frozen temperatures back to southern New England. The birdbath was mostly frozen but a few industrious birds found the right spots to get a drink. Here’s a male eastern bluebird. (Repeat text from yesterday) With many of us working from home or otherwise “physical distancing” as we combat COVID-19, I will post […]

via Birds to brighten your day: Part IX — Birds of New England.com

Terminally ill woman dedicates life to hedgehogs – BBC.com

22 March 2020

Hedgehog
Image copyright Sue Bonnington   Image caption: Sue Bonnington runs a “hedgehog hospital” from her home in Leicestershire

“A woman with terminal cancer has said she is going to dedicate the rest of her life to looking after hedgehogs.

Sue Bonnington, 58, runs a “hedgehog hospital” from her home in Glen Parva, Leicestershire.”

Read the full article from BBC.com here – https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-51947299

 

Malibu Marbled Godwits — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Malibu Lagoon has hosted many sandpipers over the years. Of the world’s ninety-six species of sandpiper, SMBAS has recorded twenty-six at the lagoon, from the diminutive Least Sandpiper to the Long-billed Curlew. Among them is the very showy and reliable Marble Godwit. They are one of our favorites – not only because they are easy […]

via Malibu Marbled Godwits — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

FREEDOM

FREEDOM By Peter Hanscomb Not so long ago the outlook for my local hedgehog population was looking pretty bleak. No sightings for months and a couple…

FREEDOM