Several birds “dip” their tail, but only one dives entirely underwater to find its food – American Dipper. Kachemak Bay Birders Janet Klein and Jack Wiles share with you more about this charismatic bird (published December 5, 2018).
Winter is a great time to feed birds, but what should you feed them? Kachemak Bay Birder B.J. Hitchcock explains the type of food for different birds, be it store bought or homemade, along with different types of feeders (article published November 21, 2018). And don’t forget that bird feeders do need to be cleaned periodically. Birds also need a source of water.
Want to know more about three owls that reside in the Homer Area? Read Kachemak Bay Birder Michelle Michaud’s article about the Great Horned, Boreal, and Northern Saw-whet Owls (published October 18, 2018).
Yes. Hummingbirds can be found in Homer during the summer, and occasionally the tenacious little birds stick around for the winter too. To learn more about these fascinating little birds, check out the story “Hummers in Homer” by Kachemak Bay Birder, Lani Raymond (published September 12, 2018)
Most of us have had birds strike/collide with the windows at our home. We are disheartened by the death or injury of birds when this happens. But what can we do? Kachemak Bay Birder, Michelle Michaud lets us know in her recent Homer News article: https://www.homernews.com/opinion/what-just-hit-my-window/.
Find out what you can do, and what others have done, to prevent these window strikes/collisions.
Photos by Michelle Michaud
Read the Homer News article by Kachemak Bay Birder Michelle Michaud about the importance of keeping cats indoors.
Check out the article written by Kachemak Bay Birder George Matz on “Why Are Shorebirds Special”. We all know the answer.
The second installment of our “Meet the Corvids” was published in the Homer News on Thursday, April 14, 2018. For a complete copy of the online version of the article go to: http://homernews.com/local-news/2018-04-12/year-bird-meet-corvids-part-ii
It’s A Great Day to Bird
This article is Part One of a two part serves on the different corvids found in the Homer Area. Part Two: Jays and Magpie will be featured in the Homer News in April.
For a link to the article in the Homer News go to: http://www.homernews.com/outdoor-features/2018-03-29/year-bird-meet-corvids-part-1-common-raven-and-northwestern-crow
Throughout the year, the Homer News will be publishing articles on various bird-related topics as part of the 2018 Bird of the Year. A link we be provided here for each of those articles.