The Bluebirds of North America—Carrying the sky on their backs Bluebirds are members of the thrush family, which also includes American Robins and a number of “spotted thrushes” such as Hermit...

Western Kingbirds—Little tyrants in the bird nursery! Western Kingbirds are common flycatchers found primarily in rural residential areas and lowland riparian woodlands in our area. In all, the U.S. has 7...

 American Robin—The Original Early Bird Can you imagine a spring or summer without robins, singing their bright “cheerily, cheerio, cheerily, cheer up” song? Michigan State University (my alma mater—go Spartans!) faced...

Blue Jays and the Physics of “Blue” Blue Jays are members of the intelligent Corvid family, along with all other species of jays, magpies, crows, and ravens (and even Clark’s Nutcracker). ...

Teaching the Baby Birds to Sing Adult songbirds have complex and elaborate songs. In most species, only males sing, although both sexes communicate using simple calls. Songs are used to establish...

Guest blogger Rachel Ames gives folks an inside peak at all the activity at Greenwood this busy season! Read more…

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center has designated Wednesday, June 17, as WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY 2015. Please help us celebrate with a donation. We are asking each and every one of our supporters to give $10, $25,...

Guest blogger Rachel Ames breaks up recent rainy doldrums with a major dose of cuteness! Read more…

Nests – anywhere the eggs are! Many people think that birds nest only in trees. Indeed, many do. Tree nests range in size from the thimble-sized nest of a Broad-tailed Hummingbird...

Guest blogger Rachel Ames gives a glimpse of the goings-on inside Greenwood’s Squirrel Nursery. Read more…