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Christmas Bird Count December 14-January 5

Kingfisher on a Perch in the Rain

Every year more and more people are becoming attracted to bird watching or what one would call “birding.”  The National Audubon Society collects and records millions of bird sightings and behaviors every year.  One might wonder why one would be attracted to this kind of hobby.  Some have stated that doing this connects them closer to nature.  “Birding” can be done… read more >>

Bluebirds of Happiness

bluebird couple

Celebrate National Bluebird of Happiness Day on September 24! Bluebirds have been immortalized in myth and folklore since very early times.  The Chinese used them on bone inscriptions as far back as 1000 BC.  Native American folklore include the Cochiti tribe, where the firstborn son of the Sun was named Bluebird.  The Navajo tribe associate… read more >>

February is National Bird Feeding Month

bird at feeder

Are you looking for a new hobby?  Something to brighten up the mid-winter blues and help wildlife at the same time?  February is National Bird Feeding month.  What a great time to start this hobby!   The National Bird-Feeding Society began to publicize bird-feeding and bird-watching and promote it as a hobby.    Some resources on the library website… read more >>