Category: Birding

Bird’s Eye View: Hunting with Hawks

In mid-December I spotted a red-tailed hawk perched in dense branches near the creek at the entry to the Mathews Nature Trail. It was aware of my presence, but with my standing still against a tree trunk, it ignored me and … Continue reading

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count

Since 1998 the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society have sponsored the Great Backyard Bird Count. The four-day event each February is an international, online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and display results in near real … Continue reading

Bird Nesting

Many birds breed and nest in the sanctuary of the Garden. They fill the air with graceful flight and song that can be enjoyed throughout the day.

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