migratory birds

Arctic Geese Now Skipping Migration

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey has found that 30% of Pacific Brant are now wintering over in Alaska. Julia Whitty at Mother Jones reports: Usually Brant stream …

Migration Begins!

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of …

Bird Travels 8,000 Miles — One Way!

Some birds give new definition to the term “migration.” RedOrbit.com reports: “A bar-tailed godwit, a bird banded near Victoria, Australia, was found more than 8,000 miles away in the western …

New Whooping CraneCam Comes Online

Operation Migration’s CraneCam is now broadcasting live video around the world, offering watchers views of one of the world’s most endangered birds, the Whooping crane. Operation Migrations USA via PR.com …

Two-Minute Video: An AZ. Man Who Feeds Thousands of Hummingbirds (In A Day)

Jesse Hendrix has a ranch in Arizona along the migration route for many species of hummingbirds.  During the peak of migration, as many as 9,000 hummers will visit him in …

Bird Watching: The American Robin

Robins in Winter? American robins are found throughout North America and are a symbol of winter’s end. The first appearance of a robin is a sure sign that spring has sprung. But …

Warming to Cause Flock Shock

According to the Daily Green, “there are more birders than Baptists.” With one in six Americans assumed to be a bird lover, birds have got a serious fan club. Like …

Businesses Making a Difference for Wildlife

Last week, Limited Brands, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, announced that they will stop using paper from endangered Boreal forests and they will also increase the amount of recycled …

More Information: About the Refuge

The 19.6 million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska is one of the wildest, most pristine places in the United States. The 1.5 million acres of its coastal …

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