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Wild Bird Art Contest Adult Winners

Wild Bird Art Contest Adult Winners

First Place Winner Great Blue Heron and pumpkinseed sunfish. Artwork © Michael Stauffer. Second Place Winner Blue Jay. Artwork © Lois Tschetter. Third Place Winner Snowy Owl. Artwork © Aneta Koehn....

My Day With the Birds

My Day With the Birds

Red-tailed Hawk. Photo © Julian Kreider. When I was looking through the September Nature Friend, I saw the Birding with Friends Contest. I thought it would be interesting to try. I decided to make...

Our Birding Circle

Our Birding Circle

As I went about my morning work on November 17, the lovely day beckoned me outdoors. Why not do the Nature Friend bird circle project today? The thought niggled at the back of my mind. Why not? So...

Feisty Falcons

Feisty Falcons

Peregrine Falcon. Photo © Brian Kushner/Dreamstime.com. Fingers of sunlight crawled into the sky before an orange ball peeped from behind the horizon. Soon a dazzling array of pinks, lavenders, and...

Birds in Flight

Birds in Flight

The first time I began thinking about freezing bird action was several years ago, while attempting to photograph hummingbirds. No matter how hard I tried to get those wings to freeze, I just...