barn owl

Barn Owls On The Prowl

For keeping farm rodents in check, a resident barn owl is what you need.

turkey vulture

Nature’s Cleaning Crew: Vultures

Sometimes people ask our mom, “What is your favorite bird?” They think she’s kidding when she says “the vulture,” but she’s not.


broomcorn

Broomcorn for the Birds

I have really been enjoying watching the birds this winter. Although they always love the black oil sunflower seeds and suet we put out for them, this year they seem to be particularly fond of the broomcorn a farmer friend gave to me.

bird décor

Décor For The Birds

If you’re looking for a new, fun Christmas tradition, try this: Create a Christmas tree for wild birds.


pigeon

Brave Carrier Pigeons!

Last week, when Uzzi and I were checking the news, we read about a pigeon that carried messages for the British Army during World War II, more than 70 years ago.

American goldfinch

American Goldfinches

When the perennial borders do well, so do the American goldfinches. This year is no exception.

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