Credit: Brian E. Small
There is an explosion of Pine Siskins across the northeastern U.S. this October. An observer at a hawk watch in Connecticut counted nearly 3,000 in one day, an observer in Pennsylvania tallied 3600 in one location and a hawkwatch in southern Virginia had 140 pass by. Pine Siskins have been reported [...]
Archive for October, 2008
Adapted from Birder’s Conservation Handbook
Credit: Jeff Nadler
The following statements and statistics have been pulled from Jeff Well’s incredible book Birder’s Conservation Handbook: 100 North American Birds at Risk. It’s a great sample of what Jeff goes into depth in throughout his book.
Size of largest intact wilderness in North America: 1.5 billion acresâ€”the Boreal forest [...]