This past Saturday, I was part of a team assigned to cover Goldwater Lake for the annual mid-winter bald eagle survey for the Prescott National Forest.
Over the past month or two, there have been several reports of Lawrence’s goldfinches in the Verde Valley and in the Prescott area.
On Wednesday, December 19th, I participated in the Prescott Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count.
Last week’s column discussed the lack of seed-eating birds at backyard bird feeders.
Rachel Carson’s landmark work ‘Silent Spring’ in 1962 brought to light the dramatic impact of pesticides on wild bird populations.
There are three important local conservation efforts running concurrently—the Save the Dells campaign, the Ecosa Institute’s Forever Dells campaign, and the “It’s for the Birds!” campaign.
Gayla and I were in Virginia this past week to celebrate Thanksgiving with our son, Jeremy, and his beautiful family.
In my column last week, I wrote about an app called iBird PRO. Another electronic program I use is called eBird. This tool is not so much about identification as it is about record keeping and notification.
This past week I received an interesting email from which I quote, “Hi Eric...I go for a walk every morning at sunrise.
This past week there has been a red-naped sapsucker hanging out in my yard.