With all the anxiety and confusion out there around COVID-19, Sherri reflects on the current reality of our readers being under lockdown.
In her April issue of Feathered Frenzy, Sherri reassures us that the threat of humans passing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to our bird companions (and other pets too) is very low.
Read Sherri’s full article here.
What is Project 366? Read more here. Today’s picture captures the iconic pose of the Red-breasted Nuthatch – clinging to a tree trunk, upside down and with its head cocked checking out its surrounding. Nuthatches are curious yet cautious. Yesterday, as we were walking along the Whitemud Ravine south of the Snow valley trail head […]
via Project 366 – Post No. 363 – Red-breasted Nuthatch striking a pose — The Birds are Calling
As states issue stay-at-home orders, animal shelters have had to close their doors. They’re coming up with new ways to find homes as they brace for an onslaught of puppies and kittens.(Image credit: Sara Cano/ Humane Society of Harlingen, Texas )
via Animal Shelters Urge Humans Confined To Home By Coronavirus Outbreak To Adopt — National : NPR
Posted by Bob Lefebvre With spring finally in the air and migrants starting to arrive in numbers, this is the time of year that birders anticipate the most. This year was especially exciting for Calgary birders who were involved in the 2020 Challenge, a year-long effort to see as many species as one could within…
via Bird YYC2020 Challenge Suspended — Birds Calgary
Images of the Sanderling and Ruddy Turnstone. Both are wading birds found along the coasts.
via Sanderlings and a Ruddy Turnstone — Earthwatcher
When it comes to seeds (plants, too, but that’s not relevant here), I’m always thinking of 1 (or 2 or 3) more things I meant to buy. No problem: fire up the laptop and put in one more order. But around the middle of March, I noticed suddenly that lots of seeds at lots of […]
via Where Have All the Seeds Gone? — gardeninacity
Relatively easy one today. Here’s a big hint too … what is showing in the photo is not often seen but is part of the bird’s name. Thanks for playing along. Here’s yesterday’s answer, and yes, someone got it right, so you’re 2-for-2 so far. Here’s yesterday’s photo: Here’s a few frames prior … Those […]
via Birds to brighten your day: Bird Quiz III — Birds of New England.com