A California Condor laid an egg in Mexico for the first (known) time since the 1930s… full story from MSNBC This is obviously great news, but of course the Condor still has a long way to go. But it’s stories like this that get the blood pumping!!
Here’s a double photo quiz – your only clues are that they were taken on April 2nd in northern Illinois… These are what we refer to as “burst rejects” – the load of pictures you get with a digital camera, set on burst, to catch a moving bird. (The second picture is mostly bad lighting
We were doing some research on web cams for nesting birds and came across a cool one the Nature Conservancy has for Bald Eagles in California. The Eaglets are said to likely hatch in early April, so we will be watching often! We hope a web-cam can be set up in Rockford to capture Red-tailed
Wind energy is renewable, clean and plentiful. But some people are concerned that too many birds would be killed by giant wind farms. According to the American Wind Energy Association and other websites that have assessed wind turbine damage to birds, death rates are low. The average wind turbine kills less than two birds per