Guam kingfisher chick is one of the rarest birds in the world.
If you’re among the 59 million Americans the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says feed wildlife around their homes and you’re searching for a bird seed that squirrels won’t eat, there’s a pretty good chance you’re wasting your time.
Note: Although this article is dated 2014, the content is worth revisiting, especially during the Spring and Summer seasons. We hope readers find it helpful.
Fruit-bearing plants, piles of leaves and other backyard choices can bring birds and get rid of insects.
Tuesday June 12, 2018
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Join birders and guides, Sue Lucas and John Mercer, for this exciting day trip to hike and bird in the Poconos. Penn Forest in Carbon County and surrounding areas provide excellent habitat for birds, and varied terrain (woods, fields, hills, streams and lakes) sure to please birders and hikers alike. Bring binoculars, good hiking boots, a small backpack, a bag lunch and extra water on this active trip. Transportation, snacks and water are provided.
Whether we identify as birders or photographers or both, we are always looking for ways to get closer to birds, or to bring them closer to us. Offering food—sating the hunger that is such a primal drive for all of us—is an easy way to do that. But knowing what kind of food is okay to supply, and when, and where, can be confusing.
WASHINGTON – A coalition of national environmental groups, including the National Audubon Society, the American Bird Conservancy, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, National Wildlife Federation, and the Natural Resources Defense Council, today filed litigation, National Audubon Society v. Department of the Interior, in the Southern District of New York challenging the Trump Administration’s move to eliminate longstanding protections for waterfowl, raptors, and songbirds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA).
Take a guided tour of Radnor Township’s legendary property which dates back to 1881 when Judge John Innes Clark Hare built his Furness-designed summer home which is now the Creutzburg Center. See outstanding examples of trees and artifacts which still survive on the 30 acre property which was given to the Township by the Hare family as part of the open space program.
Dates: June 6, 2018 Check for other dates
Meets: 10:00 AM to 12 N
Location: Creutzburg Center Porch
Instructor: John Hosbach, Jr
$16.00 Course Fee
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Forest cover was crucial to avian evolution, a new study on the mass extinction event asserts.
Sixty-six million years ago, nothing seemed more unlikely than the dominance of bipedal apes and flying dinosaurs. Yet here we are.
You can help keep Ithan Valley Park clean June 3 at the community clean up event.
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, PA – Those with a penchant for keeping their parks clean may want to stop by Ithan Valley Park on June 3 for a community clean up.
The public is invited to participate in the Ithan Valley Park Trail Cleanup event on June 3.
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. volunteers will be cleaning up the park trail.
Attendees are asked to bring their own gloves and wear clothes suitable for being in a wooded area.
Tools will be provided.
There are several reasons to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Hummingbirds are super pollinators in the garden, and they’re efficient at ridding a garden of unwanted insects. Plus, they’re fascinating to watch when they feed on nectar from a flower or a feeder while hovering in mid-air.