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Watching a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

As migration proceeds in fits and starts I find myself torn between wanting to find as many birds as I can on each birding outing and wanting to take my time with each species that I haven’t seen since they left for fairer climes back in the fall. It is a conundrum and one that [...] a
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Flying Transformers: Birds Gear Up for Migration

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (5 years ago)

As days grow shorter, millions of birds across North America prepare for one of nature’s great events: the autumn migration to warm winter climes. Many species fly for thousands of miles, often without stopping. At their baseline st... Read Post

Mystery Bird: Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea

Academics / General Science : Living the Scientific Life (5 years ago)

tags: Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea, photographed in Manhattan, Kansas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Da... Read Post

Find The Data North America Bird Migration

Hobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds (2 years ago)

The more data about bird migration we gather from professional and citizen science efforts, the more each one of us can learn about the comings and goings of our favorite species. Obviously, when Audubon and Cornell Lab of Ornitholo... Read Post


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