The American Bird Conservancy has recently updated their website and they’ve done quite an excellent job. If you aren’t familiar with ABC, they are a four-star charity not-for-profit with a sole purpose on bird habitat conservation throughout the Americas. The American Bird Conservancy is a leading force with many campaigns for the “Future of Bird
This photo is from Deer Run Forest Preserve where we will be starting our year-long bird survey. We’ll see what this spot looks like in December!
With the latest Audubon Watchlist released, the troubling truth about how many of our birds are declining can be a definite downer. The list is huge and has some of our favorite birds (particularly some great prairie birds). [View the complete list] The list includes 178 species of birds in the continental U.S. and another
The Christmas season is upon us and to help out we’ve constructed the Birdfreak 2007 Christmas Bird Gift Guide. All of the items listed on the gift guide have been reviewed at some point during the last year and we plan to add a few more items if time permits. If you have an item
One of the rail bridges that runs through Deer Run Starting on December 1st the Birdfreak Team will be conducting monthly birding surveys at one of our local preserves, Deer Run Forest Preserve. Owned by the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, Deer Run consists of 593 acres, many of which are undergoing prairie restoration. The
Conservation International [CI] is not only a leading force in world conservation efforts, but the organization employs several excellent marketing techniques. The CI website is loaded with interactive pages and stylish graphics to not only grab your attention, but keep you browsing their site. What really caught our attention was this image: This Philippine Eagle
This is what happens when you have that third piece of pumpkin pie (or eat all the seed left out for the juncos)
Wisconsin National Wildlife Refuges are facing a $16.7 million deficit in funding, greatly hurting the management of these wonderful bird havens. A typical scene at Horicon in July Horicon National Wildlife Refuge staffing will be reduced to a single maintenance worker, shared with three other refuges. This will severely impact maintenance of the miles of