A recurring theme this week is that cold weather, wind, snow and ice make birds show up in some unexpected places and do unexpected things.

This year’s annual Christmas Bird Count participants, 65 in the field and 29 watching their feeders, found more birds than we had in recent years.

A longtime friend of mine loves to say, “It’s all about the food.” This time of year and these icy conditions make this literally true for virtually...

In this snowy and cold weather, birds may really depend on your feeders for their survival; the food they get from your feeder may be that little...

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) does not make it into the bird news column too often! He is obviously well known as an artist. He is not so well known...

This past week has produced five other species that were not seen on the Christmas Bird Count: American kestrel, redpoll, bald eagle, redhead and...

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