Birds are admired for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly birds are admired for the role they play in the ecosystem. Yes, birds contribute to the environment directly and indirectly. This is often called “Ecosystem Services”. Many ecologically important plants require pollination by birds, and some birds…
More than 900 badgers have been reported dead by the side of UK roads so far this year.
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 […]
Pictures: Another Mountain BlueBird enjoying a Meal-worm. I buy these bags of dried Meal-worms and put them out and I can near see the disappointment on the face of the birds when they discover that “Hey, this thing is all dried up!”. Exercise: Not today. Weather: Wow, three day in a row, giving up the […]
June is the cruelest month…for birders in lowland Southern California, anyway. Most species are off breeding somewhere else, usually far the north. The local mountains are interesting and birdable as snow and ice are gone, temperatures are warm and the birds are singing and/or breeding. But at the lagoon we have the few breeding birds […]
The satellite-tagged birds were being monitored as part of a study into young golden eagles.
Visit It’s A Birb Thing to see what Cheeks is up to July’s comic strip by Lavender.