Bird Photography Weekly #1 was a lot fun and had 10 submissions. Of these submissions there were 10 species of birds featured. Grey Heron Northern Saw-Whet Owl Cattle Egret Brown-headed Nuthatch Green Heron Yellow-headed Blackbird Burrowing Owl Dark-eyed Junco Gold-whiskered Barbet American Robin Let’s see if we can’t top ten species this week. Help spread
Today is my 27th birthday so I spent some time thinking about my 27 favorite birds. At first I figured it would be a breeze since there are so many awesome birds. Of course, that was what made it more difficult. I decided to only include birds that I’ve seen, thus limiting the pool to
Farm to Floodplain: For over 80 years, farmland at Emiquon in Illinois has been manipulated to remain dry. In 2007, the Nature Conservancy shut down pumps turning 7100 acres into a wetland that attracts thousands of waterfowl and Bald Eagles. Read more about this project in Jason’s Journal (Jason is the Deputy Director of the
While it may not be as fascinating (or necessary on Monday morning) as the World’s Largest Coffee Pot, here is one of the biggest American Robins we’ve ever found. Photos taken with the Wingscapes Birdcam. Date removed because it was set wrong.
We asked Dakota a few questions about bird conservation as we discussed birding on a warm late summer afternoon. This is also our Skywatch Friday post for this week. Why do you like birds? Because they are cool to watch and it is so cool to study them. I love their songs and each bird
Lost Scenes of Winged Migration: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macaulay Library will be archiving some of the 200 hours of film from the spectacular documentary of Winged Migration. Winged Migration helps viewers fall in love with birds, spurring the will to conserve them. New Flickr photo group for eBird – If you have seen
While young birders may be a small amount of the general birding population (especially noticeable if you are a young birder), they are nonetheless out there and their enthusiasm to birding and conservation is inspiring. Here we feature a wonderful 13-yr old birder who’s self-proclaimed nickname is Empid (as you’ll see why below). 1. What
What better way to promote birds and bird conservation than by featuring a cornucopia of wonderful bird photos? Thus, we encourage you to join the weekly excitement of Bird Photography Weekly. How to be a part of Bird Photography Weekly: Each week submit a link to your post featuring a single bird species Link back