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Crows, Jays, & Magpies
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
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...
Invisibles, March 2022
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...
Favorite Focus, January 2022
Creation Close-ups, December 2021: Warm River
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...
Pictures & Poems, December 2021
Said the Raven…
Mailbox, May 2021: How can We Attract Birds?
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...
You Can Draw a Blue Jay Submissions
Go to October 2020 for Blue Jay Lesson