For most people (birders and non-birders alike) Red-tailed Hawks are a common sighting. Even if they aren’t referred to by name, the presence of a large, often semi-tame raptor is thrilling. And while we are far away from being experts on the behaviors of birds of prey, we learned long ago an important fact. When
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Today we bring you a photo from September 2005 of Birdfreak (Eddie) with Baby the Doberman taking a break after a long hike at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area in Illinois. Baby passed away in 2007 from bone cancer. She was the perfect birding companion.
Whether or not Winter 2008-2009 is “officially” an invasion year for winter finches can be left to the experts. But northern Illinois has been inundated with beautiful birds from the far north. Pine Siskins have been so numerous the resident House Sparrows have been delegated to the front bushes, forbidden from the backyard. Here we
Bird Cinema – Collecting and sharing bird videos, Bird Cinema brings viewers and videographers together to share and comment on bird videos. The site began in July of 2007. It has really grown and is a good place to find videos of many different species. The Internet Bird Collection – 29523 videos of 5615 bird
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