I was not aware of the yellow-orange variant of HOFI when we found this bird on a wire on Anna Maria Island, FL, doing the CBC. At first I thought (hoped) it might be a Caribbean bird, or might be an … [Continue reading] House Finch of a Different Feather
Subject: Glass Action: Advances in the Science of Making Windows Safer for Birds | All About Birds MBC Member Fran Boninti sent us a link to Cornell Lab of Ornithology's All About Birds website. … [Continue reading] Glass Action: Advances in the Science of Making Windows Safer for Birds
On Saturday, September 24th the Blue Ridge Young Birders Club entered a team in the Kiptopeke Challenge Fundraiser for the Coastal Virginia Wildlife Observatory. The team consisted of club president … [Continue reading] Blue Ridge Young Birders Win Kiptopeke Challenge!
Saturday ((9/24) morning's MBC Field Trip to the beautiful Madison home of Myrlene Staten and Richard Teig was a delight. Our hosts led eleven of us on a meandering walk through varied habitats of … [Continue reading] Lovely Morning in Madison
Some years ago Rob Capon encouraged me and others to do an Albemarle County big day (an activity to see as many bird species as possible in a 24-hour period in a given area, such as a county or state) … [Continue reading] Big Day in Albemarle County, 2016