Merlin. Photo © John Picken / www.picken.com Read more about Merlin confirmed nesting in Illinois for the first time!
As many individuals do, I love to feed the birds in my backyard. With each spring and fall, I get excited to see what new birds may be stopping by on their way north or south, depending on the time of year. And like many birders, I keep a list. Read more about Celebrating the Protection of Migrant Birds
For the Extreme Animals Competition, we’re looking at some of the fastest, fiercest, and strongest members of the animal kingdom. Representing the Fierce Predators category, the terror bird and dire wolf were some intimidating prehistoric predators known for their hunting skills. Read more about Extreme Animals Competition: Terror Bird v. Dire Wolf