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 >>
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
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.
March is a cooly pleasant month. The first birdsongs begin their melodious reverberations and the first tastefully hued flowers begin to emerge.
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...
When you hear Veracruz mentioned, you may imagine a tropical forest, perhaps large lagoons, and of course, the raptor migration. Nevertheless, central Veracruz, where I live, has other things, including pine forest, cloud forest, tropical forest, and mangroves.
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.
***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 >>