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Our Recommendations for May, 2002
Happy- 8 Hummer Feeder
Just named by Bird Watcher's Digest magazine as the best large-capacity hummingbird feeder on the market. The Happy-8 hanging feeder is ideal for areas with a profusion of hummers. (Not equipped for pole mounting). 10" diameter. 8 feeding ports. 1 quart capacity.
Warblers of North America contains 57 species. This Windows CD-ROM includes color photos, songs for all species from the world-famous Cornell Lab of Ornithology, range maps, abundance maps, ID tips and more. Also available: Hawks and Ducks as well as 63 State and Province CDs. These are each a "subset" of the Cornell Guide to Birds of North America v3, so you do not need both.
Cornell Lab Guide to Birds of North America v3
This CD features all 930 species seen in the US and Canada. Included are 2,683 photos, 711 songs, almost 100 videos, and over 500 quizzes. The Birder's Handbook by Paul Ehrlich is included in electronic format. See five most similar species. Hear each common and scientific name pronounced. This is the top-rated birding CD available today.
Grand Teton National Park
43.89 N 110.75 W
Unbelievable scenery. Watch for Black Rosy-Finch atop Rendezvous Mountain. You may also spot Great Gray Owl, Boreal Owl, Trumpeter Swan and Three-toed Woodpecker in late June - early July. Check Jackson Lake for waterfowl.
Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge
41.70 N 109.70 W
This riparian habitat along the Green River support Mountain Bluebirds, Sage Thrashers and Sage Sparrows plus over 220 other species. Try floating down the river in the summer. Sandhill Cranes gather in the fall.
Snowy Range Scenic Byway
41.38 N 106.74 W
This road through the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is open from late May until October. Watch for Townsend's Solitaire, Mountain Chickadees and Cordilleran Flycatchers. Stop at Brooklyn Lake.
Yellowstone National Park
44.51 N 110.81 W
This huge park is a wonderful place to look for Great Gray Owl, Three-toed and Black-backed Woodpecker. Hike the trails and check the habitat at different elevations. After watching "Old Faithful" erupt, bird the areas between it and Mammoth Hot Springs.
Featured Hot Spot:
San Francisco Bay
37.48 N 122.28 W
Seabirds flying over the water. Rails and other marsh birds at the southern end of the bay. Over 250 species and up to 800,000 waterbirds at one time. San Francisco is an ideal vacation spot for the entire family. It is OK to leave your heart here, but don't leave your binoculars!
African Bird Club
The African Bird Club has been established:
- to provide a worldwide focus for African ornithology
- to encourage an interest in the conservation of the birds of the region
- to liaise with and promote the work of existing regional societies
- to publish a twice-yearly color bulletin
- to encourage observers to visit lesser known areas of the region, and search actively for globally threatened and near-threatened species
- to develop a Conservation Fund.
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