estimated that as many as 1 billion birds die each year in the United States
due to collisions with windows. Daniel Klem, a biologist at Pennsylvania’s
Muhlenberg College, has been studying the problem for three decades and cites
window strikes as a major cause of bird fatality. The primary danger stems from
reflective glass. …
I just returned from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. I
discussed the Newfoundland Provincial bird, the Atlantic Puffin, in my last
blog. This time, let’s look at the provincial bird of Nova Scotia, the Osprey.
Nova Scotia means “New Scotland” and has a fascinating history involving Native
Canadians, Scottish, British, French, and the Acadians, descendents …
Quoting from our former president, I refer to Canada, where
I am posting my blog , specifically Newfoundland (yes, where those dogs come
One of the best things about traveling is learning history, culture, and
especially geography. Do you know where
the easternmost tip of North America is, where the explorer John Cabot landed, …
OK, here’s a different blog. We use bird names or references everyday in our
lives. Here are a few lists I have come up with. Can you add to them?
Birdy Sayings, Proverbs, and
A little bird told me.
That’s for the birds.
A bird’s-eye view.
A lame-duck politician.
Scarcer than hen’s teeth.
Madder than a wet hen.