Bird Spotlight

Check out our recent Bird Spotlight articles!

Check the trees for a suite of birds (1/2014)
Woodpeckers and their cohorts wrangle through the winter woods in search of high-energy food to fuel their active lifestyles.

The Squeaky Bird of the Forest (11/2013)
These long-billed, active little birds zigzag all over a tree in search of a meal, sounding like tiny tin horns as they stay in contact with their kind.

Bird World Changes With the Seasons (10/2013)
We can take steps to assist migrants and even the odds for backyard birds who battle the elements during our long, cold winters.

A River of Birds Streams by at Night (09/2013)
Songbirds and shorebirds, geese and ducks and raptors spent the summer raising their young, but now it’s time to head for warmer zones, where food is more abundant.

Indigos Catch the Eye — and Ear (07/2013)
Grosbeaks are the Bandana Bird (07/2013)
Nest Cams Put You in the Catbirds Seat (06/2013)
Snow Birds Leave With the Spring (03/2013)
It’s Hooting Season (02/2013)
Watch for Handsome, Hungry Winter Finches (01/2013)
‘Tailing’ Birds Helps Unravel their Mysteries (01/2013)
Birds Triumph Over the Cold (12/2012)
Pocket-sized Woodpeckers (11/2012)
Birds Eating Weirdly (10/2012)
Crane Families on the Move (9/2012)
Songs Subside as Birds Rear Their Young (7/2012)
The Incredible Egg (6/2012)
Blue Jays Get a Bad Rap (6/2012)
Nature’s Turncoats (5/2012)
Urban Red-tails (4/2012)
Beautiful Sweet Music (4/2012)
Night’s Silent Hunters May Live in Your ‘Hood (4/2012)
Good Looks, Sweet Songs (3/2012)
Swans Trumpet Once Again (2/2012)
Birds On Alert (1/2012)
Finches Spread Like Wildfire (12/2011)
It’s Clean-up Time (11/2011)
Perky and popular (10/2011)
The miracle called migration (9/2011)
Dog days are prime time for birds (8/2011)
Flash of Blue (7/2011)
Feathery Foster Care (7/2011)
Spring’s Cold Brought Bright Birds to Feeders (6/2011)
Avian Architects (5/2011)
Spring is Robin Season (4/2011)
Call of the Wild (4/2011)
Horned Larks (3/2011)
Highway Hawks (2/2011)
Winter Nights Challenge Birds’ Survival (1/2011)
Making Woodland Music (12/2010)
Don’t Hole Up All Winter (11/2010)
Swan season is winter’s prelude (11/2010)
The Snowbirds are Flooding in (11/2010)
Along the Bluebird Trail (10/2010)
Crows are Nature’s Scamps (10/2010)
The Journey Begins (9/2010)
Young Birds Go to Song School (8/2010)
Nature’s Nomads (7/2010)
Two Faces of House Wrens (6/2010)
Life in the Fast Lane (6/2010)
Big, Bright Birds (5/2010)
Spring, the Singingest Season (4/2010)
Eavesdropping Helps Birds (3/2010)
Urban Eagles (3/2010)
Disappearing Act (1/2010)
Natty, Noisy Nuthatch (1/2010)
Birds Asleep (11/2009)
Migration Gauntlet (9/2009)
Mockingbird Song (8/2009)