Snoring Hummingbird? Coming Out of Torpor and Oh So Cute!

Stacia sent me a link to this and it is just too adorable not to share. This hummingbird was being measured for how much oxygen it uses and the video captured what sounds like hummingbird-sized snoring. Watch the video (might have to refresh this page) and read the full writeup from It’s Okay to Be

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Black Swamp Bird Observatory – Kreager Challenge

The Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) in Northwest Ohio is a critical stop-over for our avian friends during migration. They are funded by members, donors and grants. What makes the BSBO so great is that not only do they do important research but they promote the love and appreciation for birds, especially with young birders.

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Getting Ready for the 6th Annual Ohio Young Birders Conference

Greeting from young Birdfreak birder and blogger Dakota Callaway (Outcalt)! This year on November 3rd the Ohio Young Birders Club will host the 6th Annual Ohio Young Birders Conference. I am honored to have been included this year as a speaker! My topic is going to be on Citizen Science and how it helps birds.

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