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Bird Club Member Patter Field Suggests Local Newspaper Consult with Birders on Identifications
Some Male Birds Fly Under False Colors
"Male tanagers are meant to be noticed. Many species of the small, tropical bird sport deep black feathers and splashes of eye-catching color — electric yellows, traffic cone oranges and nearly neon scarlets.
Emily Anthes, "Some Male Birds Fly Under False Colors to Attract Mates, Study Suggests," New York Times, April 21, 2021
Free Online Birding Course
Spark Birding is offering a free program to encourage more people to explore birdwatching as a hobby and to learn the basics. The program is tailored to the New England region and includes a free online course, Birding Essentials for New England, that covers bird behavior, essential gear, the most common birds here, and how to identify birds. For more information or to signup, visit sparkbirding.com/getstarted.
Scientists Identify Toxin That Has Been Killing Birds
The Northfield Bird Club is heeding the call of the Association of Massachusetts Bird Clubs (AMBC) and signing on to a conservation initiative entitled "Bring Birds Back." Click here for more information
New Buildings in Duluth Using Bird-Friendly Glass
Outbreak of Salmonella in Oregon: Birders being advised to take down feeders.
Irruption of Boreal Birds This Winter