Jacob Gorneau

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Wildlife Ecology Research

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 read more >>

Wildlife Ecology Research2015-04-22T16:35:03-04:00

Mothing: The Nighttime Addiction

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 read more >>

Mothing: The Nighttime Addiction2015-03-18T10:49:24-04:00

Book Review: Ten Thousand Birds

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 read more >>

Book Review: Ten Thousand Birds2015-03-10T10:36:41-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #31

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.

Young Birder Blog Birding #312014-08-01T10:45:05-04:00

Bird Courtship

It's spring again—and love is in the air! Winter plumages are shed by many to reveal striking, gaudy birds. Breeding males usually take on an exorbitantly ostentatious appearance, abandoning the comforts of a camouflaged plumage to attract a mate.

Bird Courtship2014-04-25T10:25:22-04:00

Adapting To A Human World

For many species, the slow process of evolution makes it very difficult to adapt to a dynamic society. However, some birds have evolved certain characteristics to assist in ensuring the survival of the species in the face of an ever-changing world. Others have learned behaviors that can assist in their survival.

Adapting To A Human World2014-04-17T16:08:35-04:00

Picidae: The Drummers of the Woods

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.

Picidae: The Drummers of the Woods2014-03-05T11:25:36-05:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #24

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 read more >>

Young Birder Blog Birding #242014-01-07T09:30:34-05:00