Birding & Fishing Articles

Here are five tips for making your backyard more bird-friendly. It takes more than just hanging a... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the House Sparrow. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Belted Kingfisher. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Dark-eyed Junco. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Northern Mockingbird. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Hermit Thrush. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird calls of the Great Blue Heron. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Eastern Bluebird. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Black-Capped Chickadee. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Mourning Dove. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird calls of the Pileated Woodpecker. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the American Goldfinch. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Barn Swallow. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Baltimore Oriole. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Northern Cardinal. Compliments of The... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Blue Jay. Compliments of The Macaulay Library... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the House Wren. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the American Robin. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and calls of the Wild Turkey. Compliments of The Macaulay Library... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the American Kestrel. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Barn Owl. Compliments of The Macaulay Library... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Cedar Waxwing. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the bird sounds and call of the Great Horned Owl. Compliments of The Macaulay... read more
Here you can identify the sounds and bird song of the Western Scrub Jay.  Compliments of The... read more
The straits of Panama. Early March. Our hero dons his sandy coat and lifts off, heading north,... 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 Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Compliments of The Macaulay Library at... 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

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