Watch for the Winter Warbler
Feb 20, 2019

Watch for the Winter Warbler

Many bird watchers think of warblers as beautiful but elusive little birds, easiest to spot in the spring as they announce their return with song. But there's one species of warbler that remains across most of North America even when temperatures plummet and snow flies.
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Are You Joining the Great Backyard Bird Count?
Feb 13, 2019

Are You Joining the Great Backyard Bird Count?

Backyard bird watchers around the world will be tallying and reporting the birds they see the third weekend of February as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). While this is also a project of Audubon and Cornell Lab of Ornithology, it is not the same as Project FeederWatch. The GBBC is interested in birds beyond the feeders, and even beyond the backyard.
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The Hopeful Season
Feb 6, 2019

The Hopeful Season

Is it too early to wish you a happy spring? I've been a spring anticipator my whole life. It's not that I dislike winter, but, if winter were optional, I'd probably ask for a no-thank-you helping—just enough to taste it. But spring! Oh, give me kite-flying winds and light-blue skies and soggy new, green grass, and daffodils all year long. Plus there's the anticipation of our returning bird friends.
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Ask Birdsquatch: Winter Feeder Cleaning?
Jan 30, 2019

Ask Birdsquatch: Winter Feeder Cleaning?

Dear Birdsquatch: Is it really necessary to clean my feeders during winter? Doesn't cold weather kill off microbes or bacteria that might cause a problem?
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