Our abundant monsoon rains have been awesome! It is amazing how quickly everything greens up within just a few days of the first storm.
Last week we made our annual trip to Provo, Utah, for the Fourth of July to visit children, grandchildren, and extended family.
Each day I receive rare bird email alert notifications reporting rare bird sightings by fellow birders in Yavapai County.
I was in Kansas City, Missouri, last week for training at Hallmark’s corporate offices. As you might imagine, I took my binoculars with me in anticipation of having some free time to squeeze in a little bird watching.
The importance of sharing rare and unusual bird sightings This past week, we had a surprise visitor to our yard — a male northern cardinal.
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.