Feathered Frenzy: The Gradual Emergence of Fall

Zack & Bubbs 4-2018Sherri’s October Feathered Frenzy article finds her pondering how everyone – humans, companion birds and wildlife, acknowledge and react to the changing seasons.

She notes that like people, both Zack and Bubbles recognize the changing seasons, with Zack paying particular attention to his  parronts’ changing eating habits, clothing choices and house decorations as Fall’s approaches.

Understanding how our companion birds react to seasonal changes occurring around them helps us parronts appreciate our feathered kids’ intelligence, keen senses and intuitive nature.

Click here to read Sherri’s full article.

News On The Wing: September 2019

piZap_1567711349904Highlights from this month’s issue of News On The Wing include:

  • #CITESCoP18 highlights
  • The Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the #EndangeredSpeciesAct
  • Fires in the Amazon Rainforest
  • Updates & initiatives from global wildlife organizations
  • Wildlife, Forests and Marine Conservation issues
Here’s a snippet of what you’ll find in this month’s edition. 
Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
These images from the Audubon Photography Awards captured birds in breathtaking scenes and fascinating behaviors. Have you seen all 100? ow.ly/kt5w30p9Iay

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News On The Wing: August 2019 Edition

This month’s edition of News On The Wing brings together a wide-ranging roundup of wildlife and environmental conservation and protection, gardening tips, and of course some cute animal photos. Grab a coffee, sit back, and catch up on what’s been happening in the world of wildlife and nature.

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From the Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
There are 300 million fewer seabirds today than there were in 1950. Species such as Atlantic Puffins rely on fish to survive, but they often can’t find enough to eat. Stand up for the Forage Fish Conservation Act today: ow.ly/vvpt30oURML #SaveTheSeabirds

Project 366 – Post No. 099 – Brown-headed cowbird — The Birds are Calling

What is Project 366? Read more here! Intermingled with the massive bison were these small brown birds that were mostly hiding in the tall grass and occasionally emerging and landing on the back of a bison before diving down into the grass again. These were Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater), a species commonly associated with grazing […]

via Project 366 – Post No. 099 – Brown-headed cowbird — The Birds are Calling

News on the Wing – June Edition

Our June 2019 edition of News on the Wing provides a broad ranging recap of issues, events and just plain wildlife cuteness overload found across social media over the last month.  FB_IMG_1559506207699

Head on over and catch up on the wildlife and environmental issues that captured ours (and likely yours as well) attention recently.

This world we all share is beautiful and fragile.  The Roost Online strives to bring you issues and stories of nature’s struggles and triumphs.

Happy reading!

News On The Wing – May 2019 Edition

The May 2019 Edition of News On The Wing covers a wide range of wildlife, plants, sea life, and woodland-related topics.  So grab a cup of java and catch up on the issues affecting and threatening biodiversity on Earth, such as:
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Woodland Trust – @WoodlandTrust
Hazel #dormouse numbers have declined by a third since 2000. Help us save the #woodland homes of the #wildlife we love this #spring woodlandtru.st/DT1yt #StandUpForTrees
AND from:
The Wildlife Trusts – @WildlifeTrusts
Offer live food to garden birds to help replace declining natural food supplies. They contain crucial moisture and can be taken back to the nest for chicks. Our friends

have a range of food and feeders to choose from. wtru.st/2I6vdAg Image: Nicholas Watts

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Click here to read the May, 2019 edition of News On The Wing.

The Roost’s New Page: Wildlife Blog Watch

With all the informative wildlife blogs we happen upon almost daily, we thought we should share these excellent resources with you and introduce you to people, issues and initiatives occurring around the world on behalf of wildlife conservation and environmental protection.   word cloud

To this end, we’re launching a new page – Wildlife Blog Watch, to highlight those blogs and bloggers going above and beyond to champion wildlife and the environment!

If you are a wildlife or environmental blogger or know of a blog you think we should showcase, please send a DM on Twitter @TheRoost10 with the details!