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Black-capped Chickadee

Spring, the Singingest Season

Chickadees and cardinals sing lilting songs, but their meaning may be in the ear of the beholder

April/May 2010

Carp: Why We Should Care and What to Do About Them | Salamanders, and the Fate of the World’s Biodiversity Hot Spots | New Role for the Saint Paul Audubon Society | Annual Meeting: May 13, 2010 | Saint Paul Audubon’s Spring Warbler Weekend | Urban Birding Festival of the Twin Cities

bald eagle

Urban Eagles

Most bald eagles nest far to the north of the Twin Cities, but a number of these birds raise their young in the metro area.

A tiny saw-whet owl lurking in the woods

Eavesdropping Helps Birds Avoid Danger

When chickadees chatter that a predator is near, other birds do well to listen.

February/March 2010

Great Lakes Piping Plovers: Research and Recovery | The River We Have Wrought | What Holly’s Reading | Senator Janet Johnson WMA, North Branch | 2010 Legislature Begins February 4th | Birds — the Canary in the Coal Mine for a Changing Climate

White-breasted Nuthatch

Natty, Noisy Nuthatch

“Yank . . . yank . . .yankyank.”

Male American Goldfinch in Winter

Disappearing Act

“Where have all the goldfinches gone?” people ask, lamenting the absence of these bright, chipper little birds at feeders and birdbaths now that winter is looming.

December 2009/January 2010

Restoring the Mississippi River for Birds and People | New Website | Annual Fund Drive | Area Happenings

October/November 2009

Do We Walk the Talk? | Treasures of the Lost Gorge | SPAS Butterfly Census | Happenings and Nature Notes | Historic Fledging of Manx Shearwater