Just got some photos from Jennie (Veery) from her temporary home in Missouri. These are from mid-October. Ha Ha Tonka State Park – the castle
Birding was S L O W. But we had a nice group of 12 birders and the weather was pleasant for November. Here’s a recap of what we saw. Common birds were even lacking and hard to find. Several Blue Jays worked the oak trees along our main trail along the Dead River. We followed
Birds of Borneo: Brunei, Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan by Susan Myers is the first full field guide to cover the astonishing, ecologically important island of Borneo. With nearly 1,600 color illustrations covering over 630 species, this is the perfect all-inclusive field guide for birders wishing to visit this birding paradise. The introduction to Birds of
Disney/Pixar’s Up has been praised for the wordless, yet beautifully-rendered, portrayal of the courtship and marriage of main character, Carl Fredrickson, and his now-deceased wife in the opening sequence. Although entertaining and fun, this movie perpetuates a few misconceptions and myths that ruffled the feathers of a few of us in the Birdfreak team. One
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Downy Woodpecker, digiscoped in poor lighting at Deer Run Forest Preserve in Winnebago County, Illinois.
For those in the Northern Illinois area, I will be leading a birding field trip for North Central Illinois Ornithological Society (NCIOS) to Illinois Beach State Park on November 14th, 2009. Meeting Place: Menard’s at Highway 173 and 251 in Machesney Park, IL Time: 7:00 AM (we will depart within a few minutes so don’t
I’ve always thought greeting cards that played sounds when you opened them were a bit quirky and sometimes even a tad annoying. So I was a bit skeptical when I heard about Really Wild Cards. But after seeing the beautiful artwork and knowing the sounds were from the Macaulay Library and sponsored by the Cornell