Tag Archives: birdwatching

WOW-Hummingbirds!

Posted on 22. Mar, 2019 by .

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If you enjoy watching hummingbirds at your feeder in the summer it’s not too soon to put the feeders out.  There have been some reported sightings of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in North Carolina already. It’s best to use nectar you prepare rather than using the kind with red dye.  To prepare your own Hummingbird Nectar […]

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WOW: Brown-headed Nuthatch!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by .

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One of our tiniest birds, the Brown-headed Nuthatch, begins building its nest early in February.  If you have never seen one you may have heard the “squeaky toy” sound that they make.  This  video shows good images of the bird and the cute sound it makes.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmfmfSlxqMQ These birds have been on the decline because […]

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WOW-Project Feederwatch!

Posted on 09. Nov, 2018 by .

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Tomorrow, Nov. 10, is the first day to count birds for Feederwatch this year.  Project Feederwatch is a Citizen Science initiative that encourages people to set up bird feeders in their yards and count the birds that come to them.  These counts are useful to the the researchers at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.  They […]

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count 2018!

Posted on 09. Feb, 2018 by .

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Every year during a weekend in Feb. people all over the world count birds for the Great Backyard Bird Count.

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WOW-How do birds stay warm in the winter?

Posted on 26. Jan, 2018 by .

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Birds have strategies to cope with cold weather.

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WOW- 2018 The Year of the Bird!

Posted on 12. Jan, 2018 by .

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Find out how you can be a part of The Year of the Bird

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted on 13. Feb, 2017 by .

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Feb. 17 – 20 The Great Backyard Bird Count

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WOW-Birds’ Bills

Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 by .

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All birds have bills but they can be quite different.

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2016 by .

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The Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb. 12-15.

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WOW-Nesting Birds!

Posted on 16. Apr, 2015 by .

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The birds are nesting. Maybe you can learn more about what’s going on in the nests.

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