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.