Most people have seen hummingbirds at least once in their lifetime, but how much do you really know about them? Hummingbirds are an incredibly diverse group. They belong to the family Trochilidae, and includes the read more >>


Young Birder Blog Birding #18

After just having spent a week at the 21st Battalion of Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade, my third year there, I still find these lyrics from wha

Young Birder Blog Birding #182013-06-25T11:50:00-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #16

The migrants are back! It’s been a late spring here in New York, but it’s finally arrived. April has banished winter for good, and the woods are beginning to fill with the sounds of returning songbirds.

Young Birder Blog Birding #162013-04-30T16:54:41-04:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #15

March is a cooly pleasant month. The first birdsongs begin their melodious reverberations and the first tastefully hued flowers begin to emerge.

Young Birder Blog Birding #152013-04-03T14:58:13-04:00

Where Are the Warblers?

In winter, while we focus on the resident bird species in our area, we often forget about the tiny little warblers and other neotropical migrants that have just flown hundreds or thousands of miles to their Central and South American wintering grounds from their breeding grounds here in North America, and within a matter of months will be flying back north again...

Where Are the Warblers?2013-01-14T14:42:00-05:00

Young Birder Blog Birding #5 (May 2012)

As usual here in Central Texas, we are already having summer-like weather. Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, Northern Mockingbirds, and Bewick’s Wren are often heard scolding intruders.

Young Birder Blog Birding #5 (May 2012)2012-05-28T15:41:00-04:00

Fall Migration

***NOTE: Don’t forget, the deadline to apply to be one of the student blog editors at The Eyrie is September 19th. For more details, click here.*** As the end of the summer draws near, many read more >>

Fall Migration2011-08-18T17:39:48-04:00