Those of us of a certain age remember rushing out to the backyard when we heard Canada geese passing high overhead, exotic birds from the Far North. We watched the streaming V of geese and heard their true call of the wild.
September twenty-third, the autumnal equinox.
September begins the hawkwatch season in New Hampshire and well beyond.
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Adult songbirds are busy in June tending their young.
Nature lovers unite for the Birdathon and the Fishtravaganza! Hippo Editor Amy Diaz tells us about these annual events happening this weekend.
It's mid-winter, a time when bird numbers reach a yearly low.
"The air this morning is full of bluebirds, and again it is spring." So wrote Henry David Thoreau in October, 1851. October is bluebird month, a time when this charismatic songbird is most observable.
Migration is in the air these days, quite literally. If you look skyward, you just might see an Osprey, long-winged and graceful in flight.
Can you guess the biggest threat migrating birds face this fall? Cats? Pesticides? The Gulf oil spill? While all of these are problematic, the number one hazard is clear: