Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
August 15, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
It is 9 pm on a mid-August Wednesday night. I sit on the porch of my house here in Maine. Stars speckle the dark sky above, a din of cricket sounds enveloping me. It's not quiet but it is peaceful....
July 18, 2007 | David Childs
Bird conservation needs heroes - as many as we can find - and fortunately we are finding more and more! I wanted to start highlighting here in my blog some of the Boreal bird conservation heroes that...
June 18, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
55% of Species in Audubon Report are Major Boreal Breeders Evening GrosbeakImage © D. Faucher for Ducks Unlimited Canada A few months back Audubon's Greg Butcher had mentioned to me that some...
June 8, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Last night on my way back from a Boreal bird presentation in New Hampshire, I stopped for a soda at a convenience store and overhead heard a loud "pweep". It was a Swainson's Thrush somewhere...
May 13, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Do you think that George Bush knows that he has Boreal birds on the grounds of the White House? Last week when my wife Allison and I were in Washington, D.C., we strolled past the President's leafy...
April 2, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
NEXRAD radar image from near Portland, Maine--early evening of March 25, 2006
March 2, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
The first time I ever saw the white crescent moon shining from the purple-sheened head of a Barrow's Goldeneye was in April 1979—April 21st to be exact. That's according to the meticulous notes my...
January 17, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
I drank a cup of cocoa and thought of Cape May Warblers. A few days ago Evan and I came in from an hour of winter-sledding in the backyard to the welcome discovery that Mom had mugs of sweet, hot...
December 15, 2006 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Victoria's Secret makes commitment to Boreal bird conservation. It seems more like the answer to a game in which the question would be, "name two phrases that would never be found in the same...
December 6, 2006 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Winter weather has just hit here in Maine in the last few days but my four-year-old son Evan has suddenly become an avid proponent of a typically summer game he calls "tennis." Sure, it's not really...

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