Into birds? Global Big Day is a day when people will collectively count birds across the planet. More than 160 countries are expected to participate. Last year Global Big Day tallied 6,613 bird species around the world. Bird counts are an important way to monitor environmental trends in local areas, as well as identify potential… Read More GLOBAL BIG DAY
I took a turn round the pond in this winter season with little to no snow. Here are some of the numerous birds I watched on this morning.
World Migratory Bird Day celebrates bird migration in America. Bird migration is a regular seasonal movement often north and south along flyway between breeding and wintering grounds. Some birds are obligate, meaning they travel by instinct, the same time every year. Other birds are facultative, which means they migrate more with conditions of the moment,… Read More WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
Spring is officially here, it may not feel like it in some places, but it is psychologically uplifting to be in the actual season. Read SEASON OF OPTIMISM. Robins are often considered a spring bird, but the fact is they are around all year. They just stay in the trees more when the weather is… Read More SPRING!