As all birders, backyard feeder watchers and professional tour leaders know, some days are better than others.
Birders are invited to participate in the Sacramento and Folsom Audubon bird counts.
On a crisp, fall morning recently, I was in the woods sitting in a deer stand, all camouflaged up with bow in hand. I wasn’t much threat to the deer, but I was looking good. Truth be known, I was concentrating on listening to the morning sounds.
1. FORT CLINCH STATE PARK Location: 2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach 32034 Birds: Warblers, waders, wrens, sparrows, seabirds, purple sandpipers, gannets. More info: (904) 277-7274; www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch 2.
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.
Show-stopping peafowl, pygmy-tyrants, babblers, flowerpeckers and sapphires are the pick of the wild bird photographs from this week! Go to the new Wild Bird Trust website to learn more about our research and conservation projects in Africa.
The great varieties of water-birds that exist are indicative of the rich biodiversity of avian fauna. The taxonomists have put the water-birds into 10 groups. All birds associated with t...
The irony is not lost on scientists - the success of restoring native birds to cities is bringing those birds into increasing conflict with humans.
I went up north to the Wildlife Refuges at Colusa, Sacramento, Yolo and Lodi with my friend Don who knows a lot of birding on a 2 day trip. We...