Information on all 4 types of puffin, including where to see them and at what time of year puffins come ashore to breed.
How do birds mate? Which organs do the male bird use to mate? Do female birds have organs? Birds mate by joining at their cloaca so that the sperm of the male bird can go from his cloaca to the female's. Confused?...
While puffins are not yet on the endangered species list, their numbers are rapidly falling. Conservationists are working to find solutions.
Roseate Spoonbill takes flight. Photo by LuisRock Once a year, for about a week, tourists and locals line the highway beside a pond near my Florida home. Why have they stopped? Because they've seen a group of large pink...
A walk through the Waterfowl Park is a trip you won't want to miss. If you are anywhere near the vicinity of Scotland Neck, (about 1.5 hours east of Raleigh, NC), be sure to take a tour. You won't regret it!
The rare scarlet ibis and the white egret in flight are two of the most beautiful views of nature you can find in Florida.
There are a number of woodpeckers that frequent areas of the East Coast, appearing on trees and even at bird feeders. Their characteristic drumming noise on the bark of trees is difficult to miss. This will describe how...
The ostrich is a native of Africa, but is found all over the globe due to domestication. It is a unique bird in many ways, the largest of all birds, and quite deadly in some situations too.
A first-hand account of a Buffalo Blizzard in progress, reported by a lifelong Western N.Y-er, as she peers out her window at relentless snow fall, blowing winds, & crawling traffic. Oh my.
Have you seen a Blue Jay lately? The species was abundant in Ohio but may be changing habitats. Interbreeding with other species, they coincidentally remind us of the Hunger Games' Mockingjay.