migration

Songbirds, Migration and Soy: What’s the Connection?

Spring season is now in full swing, with bluebells blooming and daffodils dancing. And, even sweeter, there is the sound of songbirds singing. Now is peak migration time for many …

Monarchs by Mariam Ohanjanyan

Western Monarchs: Why 1 Percent Matters

A sunny, picture-perfect day on the California coast in late February turned even better when I arrived at a tiny sanctuary in Pacific Grove and found the air filled with …

Polar Bears by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant James Seith.

Watch 1,000 Polar Bears Spar and Nap as They Wait for Hudson Bay to Freeze (Live Cam)

An estimated 1,000 polar bears gather annually near the Churchill, Canada and wait for Hudson Bay to freeze over so they can hunt seals and other marine mammals. This live stream reveals what polar bears …

Monarch Butterfly by Bernadette Banville

Get Ready For Monarch Migration

If you spot monarch butterflies in your yard this month, there’s a good chance the eggs these insects are laying now will develop into the generation of adults that have …

Osprey photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kim Taylor in Alexandrai, VA.

Is the Seahawk a Real Bird?

My hometown is Portland, Oregon. We do not have a professional football team. I’ve always cheered for the Seahawks, but it took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out …

No Till, Cover Crops and Wildlife: A Lively Combination

After harvest of winter wheat earlier this year, an interesting thing happened: my field, with the wheat residue remaining and cover crops growing, became migratory waterfowl Mecca. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeyZtr8GHLY[/youtube] Why was …

Monarchs by Dave Hawkins.

Where Are Migratory Monarchs This Fall?

Each fall at about this time, I try to spend a weekend at the Black Walnut Point Inn on Maryland’s Tilghman Island in the Chesapeake Bay. Located on the southern …

My kids playing on an iPad

Our Favorite Apps Where You Pretend to be Animals or Naturalists

Learn about wildilfe by BEING an animal or naturalist in these fun apps.

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about …

5 Great Animal Migrations on YouTube

It’s fall in North America and many animals have begun their trek to seek warmer climates. In honor of wildlife’s big move, settle in for a little arm-chair wildlife watching …

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