This time of year, a topic frequently discussed at the Bird Barn is wild bird nesting behavior.
This past week, my wife, Gayla, and I visited our son Merritt and his family in Renton, Washington.
I managed to get out and do a little birding during the Memorial Day weekend.
Ever since the Verde Valley Birding Festival almost a month ago, I have been itching to get back out birding.
Several years ago, at a speaking engagement, when I was explaining — yet again — the origin of the name of my business, Jay’s Bird Barn, a smart aleck in the audience asked if all of my children had bird names.
Two weeks ago, I spent four days along the Verde River, where it runs through Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood.
This past week was the annual Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival at Dead Horse Ranch State Park in Cottonwood.
This past Sunday, as I was sitting out in my yard, I saw a Cooper’s hawk swoop into our bird-feeding area.
In hiking different segments of the Prescott Circle Trail over the last few weeks, I have had several interesting bird sightings.
This past week I had several speaking engagements — at the Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs in Phoenix, the OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes) program at the Yavapai College campus in Prescott, and a Native Plant Workshop in Sedona.