Why Do Hummingbirds Hum?

June 26, 2012

Of all the classic kid jokes, “Why do hummingbirds hum?” is by far one of our favorites. The answer, of course, is “Because they don’t know the words.” Read More

Really Blue Jay

June 19, 2012

Given their raucous ways, many people who live in areas inhabited by Blue Jays may not always stop and consider what truly beautiful birds they truly are. Then again, many people might not get the chance to really do so as they go flashing through the yard, scattering all the other birds at the feeder, then just as soon as they’ve grabbed what they came for, zipping out just as quickly. Read More

Chipmunks Versus Woodchucks

June 12, 2012

We may never learn the answer to the age-old question “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?". But thanks to this Wingscapes BirdCam 2.0 image recently recorded by Dan in East Haddam, Connecticut, we may be able to determine how many peanuts a chipmunk can pack into its cheeks; because as the photo clearly shows, chipmunks do pack peanuts. Read More

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