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  • August Bird Forecast: Migration Heats Up

    You would never know it by the weather, but the shortening day length tells shorebirds that winter is on its way. Birds such as the Spotted Sandpiper, which may have spent the summer as far away as Canada, are now returning to spend the winter in Texas or further south

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  • Bird of the Week: Black-crested Titmouse

    Black-crested Titmouse Once thought to be a subspecies of the Tufted Titmouse, the Black-crested Titmouse actually has genetic differences indicating it speciated from its eastern cousin at least 250,000 years ago. However, the two species remain close enough that they hybridize readily in the area where their ranges overlap–an area

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