Eric Moore is the owner of Jay’s Bird Barn, with two locations in northern Arizona — Prescott and Flagstaff. Eric has been an avid birder for over 50 years. If you have questions about wild birds that you would like discussed in future articles, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today is Earth Day, a day dedicated to protecting and preserving our world.
Spring migration is in full swing, and nowhere is this more evident than at our local lakes.
I categorize our customers into groups—field birders and casual, backyard birders.
Earlier this week, my wife and I went on a walk in Watson Woods.
Interestingly, our store is situated between two cemeteries. Directly behind the back of our store is the Arizona Pioneers’ Home Cemetery, and across the street from us is the Mountain View Cemetery. ...
I, for one, am hopeful for a more ‘normal’ non-COVID life in 2021, and see the return of some annual events such as the Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival as a sign that things are starting to look up.
Over the years I’ve written on several occasions about the ravens that nest in our yard each year. While we live right in town, just off of Rosser Street, we are blessed to have a giant ponderosa pine tree in our yard, which is not a common tree in my neighborhood.
This past Saturday I wanted to go birding, but I kind of struggled deciding where I would go, as I was hoping to add “new” birds to my state year list.
One of the guidelines for participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count is that you can bird anywhere — you are not restricted to just counting the birds you see in your yard.