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January 5, 2019
Common redpolls are back this winter, but so far not in last year's numbers.
BIRDWISE: Christmas Bird Counts provide valuable information
January 5, 2019 - 4:23pm
December 30, 2018
A quality pair of binoculars and a field guide are essential tools for both a beginning or experienced bird watcher. (Marshall Howe/For the Enterprise)
BIRDWISE: Binoculars and book are birding essentials
December 30, 2018 - 10:44am
December 8, 2018
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
December 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 27, 2018
The pine grosbeak moves south from Canada when mountain ash berries are hard to find. Look for them in crab apple trees.(Adobe Stock Photos)
BIRDWISE: What will winter bring?
October 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 29, 2018
Red-tailed hawks dominate fall migration during October and peak toward the end of the month.
BIRDWISE: Hawks will take center stage
September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 22, 2018
According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, cedar waxwings are often heard before they’re seen, so learn their high-pitched call notes. (Marshall Howe/For the Enterprise)
BIRDWISE: Reflections on the avian summer past
September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
September 1, 2018
During the day, nighthawks lie motionless on a horizontal limb or on the ground where their highly cryptic plumage renders them almost invisible.
BIRDWISE: Spotlight on species – Common Nighthawk
September 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2018
Black-capped chickadees provide a safety net for migrating songbirds.
BIRDWISE: Meet the flockers
August 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 12, 2018
The northern cardinal builds a cup nest in a dense shrub or low tree. (Stock photo)
BIRDWISE: Nest location is important
August 12, 2018 - 10:01am
July 21, 2018
Our local hummingbird, the ruby-throat, is the only species of hummingbird east of the Rockies.
BIRDWISE: Hummingbirds: Feeders and fun facts
July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
July 14, 2018
Bird song identifies the singer at both the species and the individual level. (Special to Enterprise)
BIRDWISE: The sound of silence
July 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
June 30, 2018
Unlike precocial young, altricial species are naked and helpless when they hatch. Baby robins are an example of altricial birds that are totally dependent on their parents for warmth and food.
BIRDWISE: For young birds, there are two paths to maturity
June 30, 2018 - 11:00am