Pemberton Christmas Bird Count

A flock of birders descended on Grimm’s Deli, Tuesday, December seventeenth to participate in Pemberton’s nineteenth Christmas Bird Count.  This tally of all species seen for the day provides valuable information for conservation biologists and citizen scientists; population distribution and trends for various species can be tracked over the years.  The participants in these counts … Continue reading Pemberton Christmas Bird Count

BirdWatch: Rough-legged Hawk

John Tschopp reports this week that it sounded like spring in his yard. The dominant song came from Varied Thrushes. There were also: Red-winged Blackbirds, Evening Grosbeaks, Steller's Jays, Purple Finches, Pine Siskins, Juncos, Black-capped Chickadees, Northern Flickers, a Downy Woodpecker, a Hairy Woodpecker and a Robin. Plus, he spent some time admiring, and wondering … Continue reading BirdWatch: Rough-legged Hawk