Which Migratory Bird Are You?

Most of us have taken random quizzes on Facebook, and they’re usually an attempt to get our attention towards their ads. The National Audubon Society, however, has generated this very short and cute little quiz, without the annoying little popup ads. Their purpose? Have fun, and stay in tune with nature — which, if your…

10 Amazing Flightless Birds

I recently read a travel guide about New Zealand, and I was fascinated by the number of flightless birds around the world. It made me wonder why they have wings at all, if they never use them. So I studied some more, and I learned that all birds are descended from birds that once flew.…

Ivy, moss and birds of January

Day 2 of 2014 Nature Notes. (What is this?) Above is a picture Edith Holden drew of ivy and moss collected in her area. Like I mentioned earlier, I won’t be doing any drawing. So, I took a hike to see what I could find of ivy and moss in my area. After walking around…