Sam Crowe on June 26th, 2016

Events held in both October and December, 2016. Wings Over Water is one of the most unique wildlife and birding festivals in the country.  The festival covers such a large area that it takes two events to do the area justice. Wings Over Water takes place over a six counties in northeastern North Carolina.  It […]

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Sam Crowe on June 19th, 2016

Research may reveal one reason for color morphs, but there is much to learn. In some birds, such as the well-known Red-tailed Hawk, the same species can occur in two or more color types, or morphs. New research may reveal at least one reason for this. Scientists studied Black Sparrowhawks in South Africa. The species […]

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Have another cold one in support of the birds. Bird-friendly coffee has long been available for many years.  The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center advertisers their coffee as the only 100% organic and shade-grown coffee but there are many other sources for bird-friendly coffee. The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center has published an excellent article on the […]

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Sam Crowe on June 5th, 2016

The Thrill of the Thaw – Cuba, birds, and us. Birders are excited about the opportunity to return to Cuba.  With over 370 species and 24 endemic species Cuba is top of the list for many birders.  Cuba is home to the world’s smallest Hummingbird, the Bee Hummingbird (about 2 inches long and weighing in […]

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