ALBANY, N.Y. — Snow-white owls with luminous yellow eyes are thrilling bird-watchers as the magnificent birds set up winter residence at airports, fields and beaches far south of their normal Arctic range.
The Spokane Audubon Society once again is offering monthly reminders that Eastern Washington residents are blessed with a colorful palate of avian residents and visitors. The 2014 Birds of Eastern Washington calendar is on sale for $10 at the club’s ...
Hundreds of dead sea birds found on the beaches of St. Lawrence Island were the victims of the Alaska's first detected avian cholera outbreak, officials said this week. The island… Click to Continue »
In Northern California, December is the season not just for consumer frenzy, but for epic wildlife shows. The midwinter phenomenon of winged migration is in full feather at refuges around the region, giving 'bird tourists' some spectacular sights.
The bird of the week is the Dark-eyed Junco.
Near dusk, you can often find Shirley Doell at Oakland Civic Center, staring at the tops of skyscrapers through her big telescope. But she isn’t spying on anyone – at least not any people. She’s on the lookout for Peregrine Falcons.
In Northern California, December is the season not just for consumer frenzy, but for epic wildlife shows. The midwinter phenomenon of winged migration is in full feather at refuges around the region, giving "bird tourists" some spectacular sights.
Birders descend on Berkeley to see a painted redstart, a species never before seen in Alameda County.
BREA, Calif. — As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon ...
“I’ll probably be gone all night,” announced Wally, opening the closet door and reaching for his uniform coat. “Hiller’s been getting reports of late-night duck shooting east of the refuge.” It was a Friday evening in late November, 1962.