Birds

Aspenglow

10/1/2012

Why sapsuckers often choose to make their nests in living, not dead, trees — and aspens in particular
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A time to kill?

10/1/2012

How the Barred Owl’s success in the Pacific Northwest is forcing managers to think the unthinkable Read More

Precious gold

12/22/2011

How researchers in a race with wind-power developers are shedding light on the habits, pathways, and winter haunts of a little-understood eastern migrant — the Golden Eagle Read More

Exceptional immigrant

12/22/2011

140 years after its introduction in North America, pleasant, understated Eurasian Tree Sparrow continues to win fans and attract birders Read More

Winter treat for Downies

10/21/2011

For a few weeks every year, goldenrods provide the Downy Woodpecker with just what it needs to survive a long, cold winter Read More

Ultimate falcon

10/21/2011

The fabled Gyrfalcon wanders south from its northern haunts every winter, and sometimes it pursues its prey right under our noses Read More