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Swallow-tailed Kite Cartoon Art Keychain

Soon, Swallow-tailed Kites will return to the southeast of the United States after wintering in South America. These beautiful black and white raptors soar high in the sky; they are a sign of springtime for us here in Florida. We expect to see them at the end of...

Winter is for Ducks!

For a lot of birders in the United States, winter is a great time to go looking for ducks. Several duck species that breed in far northern parts of the continent head south for the winter, and can only be found when the temperature plunges.American Wigeons...

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bird I'd Like To Find

Can you believe it's been over 10 years since the Ivory-billed Woodpecker went from being "probably extinct" to "rediscovered"? The species made headlines back in April 2005 when experts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology reported the discovery of at least one male Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the Big Woods of Arkansas. In the following years, expeditions were mounted and volunteers sought definitive proof... which was never produced. That doesn't mean that the Ivory-billed Woodpecker is still a Bird I'd Like to Find.

Gift Ideas for Backyard Birdwatchers

In this highly unusual year, backyard birdwatching was a positive highlight for many people who faced quarantine, working from home, and forgoing familiar social activities. Discovery of wildlife at home has recruited many into the fantastic hobby of birdwatching and lots of folks who were already turned on...