Inspirational Quotes

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” -John Muir “In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these...
Tips on Identifying Warblers

Tips on Identifying Warblers

Identifying Those Pesky Warblers! With spring migration in full swing, as well as Global Big Day and International Migratory Bird Day coming up, this is a good time to learn (or review), our new world warblers. One of the most challenging bird families to identify are...

In Celebration of Pangolins

In the last decade, it is estimated that over 1 million pangolins were poached from the wild.  World Pangolin Day, on February 17th, is a good time to reflect on this incredibly unique and endangered mammal. Fascinating Pangolin Facts One adult pangolin consumes an...

Fabulous Frogs

  The video below introduces a new movie by the folks at Frog Rescue and Jonathan Kolby, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer who is studying threatened frogs in remote regions of the world. Learn more about his Honduran Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Center.  ...
In Celebration of Rhinos!

In Celebration of Rhinos!

It’s World Rhinoceros Day! World Rhinoceros Day is celebrated on September 22 each year. Let’s take a moment to learn about these impressive animals and the threats they face. Rhinoceros are at risk of extinction throughout their range, especially from...

A Black-headed Grosbeak Nest

The Black-headed Grosbeak is a handsome bird with a lovely melodious song that I never tire of listening to. In spring these birds return from their wintering grounds in Central America to nest in the western half of North America. We’ve been watching this pair...