Birding & Fishing Articles

Here are five tips for making your backyard more bird-friendly. It takes more than just hanging a... read more
Here’s a list of the best fishing days and times for 2016, when the Moon is between new and full (... read more
Tornadoes roar across the USA. Giant earthquakes rip Indonesia (8.7 on the Richter scale), Mexico (... read more
Summer’s on the wane, and yet it’s hard to put a finger on how we know, exactly. Like a moon one... read more
“We’ll know her when we see her!” shouts a friend in greeting, then disappears down the hill. Who... read more
At breakfast, I sit near my backyard window and listen to birds' sweet songs in the morning light.... read more
The natural world doesn’t grab headlines too often. It’s just not suited to the 24-hour news cycle... read more
So I hear you’re looking for a life coach. You know, somebody to straighten you out, get you back... read more
What’s brown and brown and brown all over? What skulks like a cat, camouflages like a chameleon,... read more
I wonder if modern times have made us more tolerant of one another’s eccentricities. In the old... read more
It comes in first on the short-wave: a few tentative peeps from the spring peepers, a Morse code... read more
Before you head out to the ol' fishing hole, make sure you've checked your fishing tackle box. ... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Barn Owl. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay Library... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Great Horned Owl. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Western Scrub-Jay. Click play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Cedar Waxwing.  Click play button. See what species have been... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Barn Swallow. Click the play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the House Sparrow. Click the play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Dark-eyed Junco. Click the play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Northern Mockingbird. Click the play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Hermit Thrush. Click the play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Eastern Bluebird. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the American Robin. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Pileated Woodpecker.  Click play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Blue Jay.  Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Wild Turkey.  Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the American Kestrel. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Belted Kingfisher. Click play button. Compliments of The... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Northern Cardinal. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the American Goldfinch. Click play button. Compliments of The... read more
Click play below to listen to the bird sounds of the Black-capped Chickadee. Click play button.... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Click to play below. Compliments of... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the House Wren. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Great Blue Heron. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Baltimore Oriole. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Next time you see an ant or a spider, check out what it’s doing—it could let you know something... read more
Did you know that bird behavior can help us predict the weather?  Closely observe nature and your... read more
Observe animals and you'll see that they, too, have their own ways of predicting weather. Here are... read more
Listen to the bird sounds of the Mourning Dove. Click play button. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
What do you feed the birds? Our handy wild bird food chart lists the type of seeds, nuts, and other... read more

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