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.

Archives:
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)