Few birders immerse themselves outside on extended trips into the wilderness, even though we do love the natural world. Although we work to preserve habitat for birds, we rarely visit large swaths of habitat, no matter how close they are to our backyards.
By Sarah Toner Chickadees are tiny, cute, and spunky. I grew up with the common Black-capped Chickadee, always ready to scold me whenever I stepped out the door. When I was starting to bird nationally, read more >>