Posted September 20, 2019 by Ron Callari

Perhaps you've seen a change in bird populations right in your own backyard. Perhaps your bird-feed seems to last a lot longer than it did in the past.

Posted September 10, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

This beautiful snowy egret was captured in mid flight. For some reason I always thought of birds as tucking up their legs, but I suppose this creates less drag aerodynamically.

Posted September 7, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is no surprise that albino ruby-throated hummingbirds are rare. What is surprising is that one turned up in the backyard of the Gutka family in Chardon Township Ohio. Not only did they actually see the white bird, they also managed to capture it on video. The world of bird watching has been humming about it ever since -- and who could blame them?

Posted September 7, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

One of the best things about wildlife photography is that it can capture moments for us that we would never be able to see with the eye alone. Case in point is this beautiful silhouette of a hummingbird in flight.

Posted September 5, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

It's amazing to think how much importance this common little house wren plays in the ecosystem. It eats insects that could run out of control without the help of birds.

 

Posted August 29, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

We commonly picture bears, bees, and groundhogs hibernating during the winter, but did you know that some creatures retreat from the world in the summer? These heat-adverse animals estivate.

Posted August 24, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

Ravens are magical, mystical, mysterious birds. They seem even more so when they stop by to chat with Buddha and share lunch from the spiritual offerings.

Posted August 22, 2019 by Kitty Devine

There are animals all around us and kids can enjoy learning all about the animals they might find wandering through their own yards with this delightful set of Backyard Wildlife Flashcards.