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Great Wildlife Refuges for Birding

For birding destinations, you can’t beat national wildlife refuges along the country’s four main flyways – Atlantic, Mississippi, Central and Pacific – whose location make them natural bird magnets…

Turkey Hunt Provides Wildlife Viewing Opportunities

Turkey Hunt Provides Wildlife Viewing Opportunities

For a birder, being outdoors in the springtime can’t be beat. New sights and sounds abound and they just plead to be identified. But, on this day, we were seeking the main ingredient for a turkey soup recipe…

Snowy Owl, Newburyport, MA, 28 November 2011. Photograph by Ryan Schain.

Snowy Owl Sightings Snowball

They are spreading across the United States in great numbers and turning heads. The nearly two-foot-tall, predominantly white owls – Harry Potter’s Hedwig is a snowy – are hard to miss…

Kirtlands warbler

Michigan’s Kirtland’s Warbler Continues to Exceed Recovery Goal

Michigan’s Kirtland’s Warbler Continues to Exceed Recovery Goal Michigan –(Ammoland.com)- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment today released annual survey information indicating the state’s population of the endangered Kirtland’s warbler remains steady. Biologists, researchers and volunteers in Michigan observed 1,733 singing males during the official 2010 survey period. The population has not increased […]

Swallow-Tailed Kites

Swallow-Tailed Kites Duped Into Helping Themselves

Based on research on establishing post-breeding roosts in Florida, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources thinks the decoys and platforms may attract swallow-tailed kites to nest on state lands…