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Birding by Beginners

Birding by Beginners

Sharing Birding Contest Grand Prize View the full issue in the Magazine Archive American Robin. Photo © Robert Frazer. My husband and I are not birders. Thanks in part to Nature Friend, some of our...

Favorite Focus, July 2024

Favorite Focus, July 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Photo © Joy Penner. West Texas storm. Photos © Anna Schmitt. Northern lights. Photo © Robert Frazer. Gray squirrel. Photo © Nathan Leinbach. Barred Owl....

The Local Birds Are Nesting

The Local Birds Are Nesting

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Baltimore Oriole © Harry Collins|Dreamstime.com. American Kestrel © Menno67|Dreamstime.com. By early June the northern migration is pretty well over, the...

Fallen Jewel

Fallen Jewel

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive “Look, Mom!” I exclaimed as we pulled into our driveway. “The front door’s wide open!”“Oh, no,” she said, glancing up. “We probably didn’t shut it right...

You Can Draw a Painted Bunting

You Can Draw a Painted Bunting

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive God surely loves color, and He created us with that love as well! He designed a world with color and beauty. His basic colors seem to be blue, green,...

The Fascinating Acorn Woodpecker

The Fascinating Acorn Woodpecker

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Acorn Woodpecker. Photo © Alain Poirot|Dreamstime.com. “RAT-TAT-TAT! Rat-tat-tat!”Listen to that woodpecker. It is a common enough sound, but how about a...

Favorite Focus, June 2024

Favorite Focus, June 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Iceberg Creek flowing out of Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park. Photo © Aaron Stalter. Photo © Riley Kropf. Photo © Ben Fehr. Barred Owl. Photo ©...