Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology [review – part 2]

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology is massive in size and information. Thus, we’ve decided to break down the review of it into two equal parts. This is part 2 of 2. See part one After making our way through 5 chapters (and a supplemental one), the final 5 chapters are equally

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology [review – part 1]

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Handbook of Bird Biology is massive in size and information. Thus, we’ve decided to break down the review of it into two equal parts. This is part 1 of 2. With eleven fully-loaded chapters of bird biology, birding information, conservation, and more, the Handbook of Bird Biology is indeed a

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Bird Conservation – Piping Plover

The Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) has suffered serious decline due to habitat destruction along Atlantic, Gulf Coast, and Great Lake shorelines as well as in the Great Plains. 2001 population estimates totalled 5,945 individual birds: Atlantic Coast – 2929 [49%] Great Plains – 2953 [50%] Great Lakes – 70 – [1%] Important breeding areas in

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Bird Photography Weekly #3

Bird Photography Weekly #2 matched the first week with 10 submissions and 10 species. (A late entry to week one technically accounted for the 11th species for that week). Magnificent Frigatebird Northern Bobwhite Canada Goose Bald Eagle Dunnock Rose-breasted Grosbeak Black-capped Chickadee Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Chaffinch Eastern Wood-Pewee Help us top 10 species!! ——————————– What better

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