In the East, the “Myrtle Warbler” is an abundant migrant, and the only warbler that regularly spends the winter in the northern states. Learn more about the Yellow-rumped Warbler on #NatureShare: http://bit.ly/1cqYi2H
We will be at this year’s New England Bike-Walk Summit in Providence, RI! Learn more about this East Coast Greenway Alliance event: http://bit.ly/186bBkO
"Birding is not just about finding birds and ticking them off your life lists. It’s about the replenishing experience of being outdoors, the other kinds of fauna and flora you see, and even the wacky and wonderful people you meet…To get that full-value birding experience, you have to go to Colorado to see the Prairie Chickens."
We were invited to a private fen to see thousands of beautiful Showy Lady’s Slippers! To see more photos and the rare White flowers visit our Facebook album: http://on.fb.me/11Y7hxW
This week is National #Pollinators Week! Did You Know: There are an estimated 100,000 species of pollinators worldwide including birds, bees, butterflies, and bats. These pollinators are responsible for the fertilization of 75% of the plants that we rely on for food, and 90% of all flowering plants (over 250,000 known species). #NatureShare
Photo: Silver-spotted Skipper on Buttonbush by Kent McFarland
To learn more about the Silver-spotted Skipper visit:http://bit.ly/126tLMJ
Father’s Day Special: Orvis Fly-Fishing App now $2.99 (Reg $9.99)! Get Dad the essential app for any angler.
This American Kestrel shows off tracking, his awesome ability to keep his head stable while his body is moved. Thanks Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) for demonstrating! To learn more about the American Kestrel: http://bit.ly/14TyNyn
Throwback Thursday Notes from the Field by Jungle Pete: “There are a variety of benefits to doing things in groups. Consider the last cookout you attended. Someone else bought the food. Someone else cooked and cleaned up. There was less risk of being eaten by a predator…” http://bit.ly/15DMKmi