A few weeks ago a friend asked me what the word cache meant. Many species of animals commonly cache complete meals or leftovers. In fact, more than 300 species of […]
There are many surprises in the natural world. Some are due to our own false interpretations and conclusions, others are due to misinformation we have been given, as well as information that at one time was considered true but has been disproven.
How Northern Harriers are Similar to Owls A Northern Harrier flies low over the grasslands with a flock of Red-winged Blackbirds following it. Commonly mobbed by blackbirds, sparrows, starlings, swallows, […]
For many people, owls are a favorite bird. One of the most common owls in the United States is the small Screech-owl. There are currently three species of Screech-owl found […]
Screech-owls are small, common owls found throughout the United States. Although two different species, the Eastern and Western Screech-owls are so similar that the best way to identify them is […]
When I was younger, if you had asked me what you called a group of birds, I would have promptly responded, “A flock.” The answer, however, is much more fun […]