Since 1993, International Migratory Bird Day has been celebrated the second weekend of May. Its focus in on the importance of bird conservation through laws, agreements, and treaties. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 implements the protection of migratory birds between the United States and Canada. This act has common-sense solutions, which have protected… Read More WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY 2018
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
This Canada Goose was swimming solo in this tiny pond on a cold winter mid-morning.
A Horned Lark is the only native lark that nests in North America. They have striking face pattern with two small black “horns” that are not always noticeable. The females look similar, but lack the “horns”. This one looks like and Interior West subspecies, as it has white over the eye, rather than yellow. Horned… Read More HORNED LARK