Sand Bluff Birder – August 2019

Here is a link to our August Newsletter. Here is a link to a further article called “How Beauty is Making Scientists Rethink Evolution”.

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The Sand Bluff Newsletter – Feb 2019

Waxwings, family Bombycillidae, are plump, silkysmooth, medium-sized, highly social birds. The name waxwing derives from the red drop-like tips of their secondary flight feathers,....Read the rest of our newsletter below or at this link: Feb 2019 The Sand Bluff Birder...

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Spring 2019 Season on the Horizon

Volunteers at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory are getting ready to put up nets for the 2019 Spring Season. We hope to raise the nets on March 2nd at 7 am (weather permitting). If all the nets are up, we will begin banding the following weekend. Please check our Facebook...

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Remembering Tom Plunkett

Tom Plunket, long-time Sunday volunteer, passed away October 15, 2018, after he had bravely fought cancer and other illnesses all last year, and before. Thank you to those who visited him and, also, those who came to his memorial service. I know he and Ellen greatly...

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President’s Message

We have said so long to the many migrating species and have welcomed our winter residents. Have you been keeping your eyes out for the Red-breasted Nuthatches? There have been a lot more of them in our area than in past years! Many have been banded this fall at Sand...

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The Sand Bluff Birder Newsletter – Dec 2018

We have said so long to the many migrating species and have welcomed our winter residents. Have you been keeping your eyes out for the Red-breasted Nuthatches? There have been a lot more of them in our area than....Read the rest of our newsletter below or at this...

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Brewster’s Warbler: a hybrid warbler captured and tagged

And Whoosh! The migrating birds return! A strong south wind sent many beautiful birds into our area these last few days. Today our volunteers were able to capture this beautiful Brewster's Warbler: a hybrid warbler (a golden winged warbler and a blue warbler made at...

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Cameras capture action in our solar powered blue bird houses

This video is from our 2017 season Imagine your whole life has been spent in this cozy box with your siblings....your parents bring you lots of delicious food and take away your poo. Life is good! But your feathers start to itch and your muscles start to twitch....the...

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