Jacob Gorneau is an avid 15-year-old naturalist with a passion for birds and insects. He is a Ranger at Project Noah, where he is known as Jakubko or “J.” At Project Noah, he has suggested [...]
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Rensselaerville Falls, Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station. July 13, 2014. What: Wildlife Ecology Research Program for high school students entering their Junior or Senior Year. Where: Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station [...]
Note: Although this may not seem to be a relevant post on The Eyrie, I thought it would be a good idea to share the obsession that sparked my passion for the natural world as a [...]
Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin, by Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny, and Bob Montgomerie Princeton University Press, 2014 544 pages, $45.00 hardcover ABA Sales / Buteo Books How did today's birds come to be? How [...]
As the year winds down, many of us are enjoying or preparing for Christmas Bird Counts!
December marked the last of a very exciting year for birders, young and old(er!). With many of the late fall migrants finally settling into their wintering lands, the winter birding season has truly begun! Cedric [...]
With a youthful, bouncy song, the Bobolink, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, never fails to bring a smile to the observer. Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews poetically described the song of the Bobolink in the Field Book of Wild Birds [...]
Keeping the beat of the woods with their percussive knocks, Picidae, the woodpeckers, are distinctive birds with long beaks well-adapted to forage for food.
Merlin, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's new bird identification application, is a seamless, quick way for beginners to identify birds on-the-go. Taking into account the bird's color and size, habitat, and time of year, the [...]
July is often a difficult month for birders, but the month has come to an end. For many birds, breeding season is long gone and preparation for fall migration have begun.