Scientists thought Florida’s native flamingo population had been hunted out of existence by the 19th century plume trade. A new study suggests the birds have been there all along.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Have you heard about wildfire outbreaks in California or New York on the news? Do you know how a prescribed burn and wildfire differ from one another? A prescribed burn is very different from a wildfire. Prescribed burning is a management tool that is precisely planned for safety and meeting set goals, while wildfires often […]
A previously unknown “supercolony” of more than 1.5 million penguins has been discovered by scientists in the Danger Islands, a chain of nine islands located off the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Professors from Stony Brook University in New York say they discovered the enormous colony of Adélie Penguins, which live on the Antarctic…
Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history. Consider the following insightful and moving poem from English poet John Clare (1793 – 1864): The Yellowhammer’s Nest BY JOHN CLARKE Just by the wooden brig a bird flew up, Frit by the cowboy as he scrambled down To reach […]
A little eye to eye with a Black Capped Chickadee on a chilly and snowy afternoon.
It’s winter on the Niagara River. While most of us are looking forward to spring, migratory birds from the high Arctic are frolicking here as if the river were a tropical resort. The tundra swan foreshadows the arrival of winter on the Niagara frontier. During the waning days of autumn, large flocks of these elegant […]
If only I could bottle up her intoxicating scent: a musky, spicy fragrance that can rival any perfume!
My shining light each and every day.
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