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  • The owl and I

    Melissa Hart’s relationship with an owl transforms her life

  • Throwing raptors into flight

    Rob Domenech bands eagles, studies hawks and also works with at-risk kids

  • The Ardent Birder

    The Ardent Birder, written by Todd Newberry and delightfully illustrated by Gene Holtan, salutes the "lovely madness" of bird-watching

  • Odes to an urban mountain range

    Two recent guidebooks – Mike Coltrin’s Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide and The Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains by Robert Julyan and Mary Stuever – are excellent guides to the trails and histories of the mountains outside Albuquerque

  • Birds get a break from blades

    More than half the windmills on California’s Altamont Pass will shut down for two months this winter so migrating birds can pass safely through the area

  • The Singing Life of Birds

    The Singing Life of Birds by Donald Kroodsma explores the varieties of birdsong, and even includes a CD of nearly 100 songs

  • Calling all birders

    The National Audubon Society’s 2004 State of the Birds report assesses worrisome population changes for 450 non-game birds

  • My great-grandfather the crow killer

    The author’s family likes to think that his great-grandfather has come back as a crow after a lifetime spent shooting the rambunctious birds

  • Shrinking water supply makes room for birds

    At Roosevelt Lake in Arizona, endangered southwestern willow flycatchers are actually thriving as the water level drops and willow and tamarisk take over.

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