Praying Mantis Snags Hummingbird

"What?!"

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Why Bird Watch?

I wanted to experience that every day of my life.  And, I do.

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Identifying Hawks

This is a quick article from Audobon on Identiifying Red Tailed Hawks - it's a starting point at least if you can determine whether you're looking at a Red Tail or Red Shouldered if you can figure out it is Red Tailed or not.

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Mapping Migration

Science is so cool

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Nest Watch

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is looking for more citizen scientists.

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Migration Mysteries

When I was in school I learned in the winter birds fly south.  In the summer birds fly north.  This isn't exactly the case - in fact, it is really not the case at all.

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The Northern Flicker

Flickers are one of my favorite birds - let's just be honest here - they are all 'one of my favorites'..  

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Is it A Downy or a Hairy??

When I first began birding figuring out whether the woodpecker common to my feeder was a downy or a hairy was one of the most frustrating identifications I had to work through.

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