Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
November 1, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Today (Thursday, 11/1) I will have the pleasure of talking to Larry Meiller of Wisconsin Public Radio at 12:45 AM EST about bird conservation and the themes of our Bird Conservation:Share-the-secrets...
October 23, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We are awash in Boreal birds. Right now the eastern U.S. is filled with White-throated Sparrows, Winter Wrens, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Dark-eyed Juncos, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, and tens of...
September 19, 2007 | Dr. Jeff Wells
On Sunday (9/16), I had the pleasure of traveling to Damariscove Island - a small island off of Boothbay Harbor, Maine - with the Boothbay Region Land Trust and 50-60 other people.
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...

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