News Blog

Natty, Noisy Nuthatch

“Yank . . . yank . . .yankyank.”

Disappearing Act

“Where have all the goldfinches gone?” people ask, lamenting the absence of these bright, chipper little birds at feeders and birdbaths now that winter is looming.

December 2009/January 2010

Restoring the Mississippi River for Birds and People | New Website | Annual Fund Drive | Area Happenings

October/November 2009

Do We Walk the Talk? | Treasures of the Lost Gorge | SPAS Butterfly Census | Happenings and Nature Notes | Historic Fledging of Manx Shearwater

Birds Face Migration Gauntlet

Restless birds are casting their eyes on the skies in backyards, parks, fields and woodlands. Millions and millions of them are packing up and flying off to warmer places where they’ll spend the next six months. These include Ruby-throated Hummingbirds and House Wrens as well as Sandhill Cranes and Bald Eagles.

Mockingbird Song

Mockingbirds in Fickle Climates Sing Fancier Tunes

August/September 2009

Mockingbird Song | Lead Poisoning in Bald Eagles | New Beginnings | Generous with Their Time | Green Grass Shouldn’t Always be Green | State of the Birds | Chimney Swift Sit

June/July 2009

Butterfly Count | Inside Birding | A Cautionary Tale | A Backyard for the Birds | Books for Butterfliers

April/May 2009

Raptor Banding on the North Shore | Ice Age Extinctions | Annual Meeting Elections | Riverine Flyways | Bird-proofing your Windows