We love the shape Turkey Vultures (TVs) make when they fly. They are one of the coolest birds to observe and often allow for up close study. Their behaviors are fascinating and something we will be discussing in the near future.
The following is a review of the two amazing new photographic bird guides: Birds of Eastern North America: A Photographic Guide & Birds of Western North America: A Photographic Guide. Both guides are by Paul Sterry and Brian E. Small and are published by Princeton University Press. Stunning. This was the first word that came
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is hosting a spooky bird contest and you have until Halloween to enter. “A Murder of Crows and other Spooky Bird Tales” consists of photos, stories, artwork, and more of birds doing weird but explainable behaviors. For our entry we have chosen perhaps the most fascinating and oh so creepy
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From our visit to the International Crane Foundation, this pair of Whooping Cranes posed nicely for a high dynamic range (HDR) shot.
Inspired by our visit to the International Crane Foundation (ICF), here are a bunch of crane facts. Enjoy! There are 15 species of cranes in the world Cranes are found on all continents but Antarctica and South America It is a mystery why cranes do not live in South America; no fossils have been found
Inspired by our visit to the International Crane Foundation (ICF), we present a bunch of Whooping Crane facts. Enjoy! Whooping Cranes almost became extinct; they were at a low of only 16 birds In 2001 ICF became involved in reestablishing an eastern population of Whooping Cranes by using ultralight aircraft to guide young cranes on
The International Crane Foundation is located in Baraboo, Wisconsin and showcases all fifteen (15) species of cranes found throughout the world. Stacia and Eddie (Birdfreak) went there as part of an NCIOS (Rockford Bird Club) field trip. While we didn’t get to see all 15 species, we saw and learned a lot. The International Crane