Birds

http://moumn.org/CBC/index.php

The Minnesota Christmas Bird Count has a rich history dating back to the 6th count in 1905. Minneapolis and Red Wing were the locations of that first Minnesota census. The Minneapolis count was conducted by the Kenwood Bird Club, and recorded eight species, while the Red Wing Count - conducted by Charles Borgen and Nels Phillips - recorded seven.

 

www.lauraerickson.com

Are you wondering why you are seeing so many hummingbirds lately?  Maybe you want to know how on earth they would band hummingbirds or how many feathers they have.... tune in for our conversation with Laura Erickson the host of For The Birds. 

And join our Facebook Group Season Watch to get your questions answered or to show your great wildlife photos. 

National Audobon Society

Pam Perry talked with John Latimer this week about all the birds she's been seeing and feeding.  She minds us to get out there and as the student phenologists tell us "be observant!"  

Join our Season Watch Page on FB and post your photos or send John Latimer an email!

Harry and John Latimer talked warblers (among other things!) on today's A Talk on the Wildside. 

WARBLERS IN FALL:  THEIR PATTERNS AND PLUMAGE

Mark Wainwright / www.acmcr.org

Today on the Tuesday Morning Show John Latimer and I found out about Bosque Eterno de los Ninos - the Children's Eternal Rainforest in Monteverde, Costa Rica.  Kelsey Demianuik and Leslie Corrales are visiting Minnesota and told us more about the largest private reserve in Costa Rica that was bought and protected in large part by students around the world. 

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