bird migration http://hppr.org en Citizen Science: Breeding Bird Survey http://hppr.org/post/citizen-science-breeding-bird-survey <p></p><p>The North American Breeding Bird Survey is a cooperative effort between the United States and Canada.</p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 32961 at http://hppr.org Citizen Science: Breeding Bird Survey Citizen Science: Bird Banding http://hppr.org/post/citizen-science-bird-banding <p></p><p>How do scientists get the data they need to study birds? A lot of data is collected by volunteers, "citizen scientists," through bird surveys and bird banding.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 32943 at http://hppr.org Citizen Science: Bird Banding Seven Reasons to Buy a Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp http://hppr.org/post/seven-reasons-buy-migratory-birdduck-stamp <p></p><p>The Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp is the best kept secret in bird conservation. Buying the annual stamp is a simple, direct way for people to contribute to wetland and grassland conservation. This episode presents seven reasons to buy a stamp.</p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 26466 at http://hppr.org Seven Reasons to Buy a Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp Duck Stamp: Not Just for Hunters http://hppr.org/post/duck-stamp-not-just-hunters <p></p><p></p><p>If you think the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp, the "Duck Stamp," is just for waterfowl hunters, think again! Whether you hunt, bird, photograph wildlife and scenery, collect stamps or conserve habitat, you'll want to purchase this stamp.</p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 26465 at http://hppr.org Duck Stamp: Not Just for Hunters Rainwater Basins, the Central Flyway and Migratory Birds http://hppr.org/post/rainwater-basins-central-flyway-and-migratory-birds <p>Nebraska's rainwater basin region is beneath the Central Flyway, used by tens of millions of birds migrating to the prairie pothole regions of the Dakotas, Canada and beyond to nest and mate. Modern ag-production imperatives have reduced the number of basins. Mon, 27 May 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 16373 at http://hppr.org Rainwater Basins, the Central Flyway and Migratory Birds Ribbons of Birds http://hppr.org/post/ribbons-birds <p></p><p>One of my favorite parts of wrapping presents is creating pretty designs with all kinds of ribbon.&nbsp; The&nbsp; paper corners may not be so sharp as one might wish, but I love using&nbsp; scissors to stretch skinny little green or red Christmas trim into dangling sausage curls.&nbsp; Somehow sparkly spools of foil, scissors, and tape bring out the creative in me, and I find myself making loop de loops and fleur de lis on my loved one’s gifts.&nbsp; I’m not sure skill matches imagination, but I love playing with strands of fabric and paper. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:14:35 +0000 Karen Madorin 12638 at http://hppr.org Ribbons of Birds Autumn Sounds Different http://hppr.org/post/autumn-sounds-different <p></p><p></p><p>Autumn sounds different on our rocky hilltop.&nbsp; As the temperature drop and days grow shorter, life looks and sounds considerably altered than it did just six weeks ago.&nbsp; We have new guests at the bird feeder while other frequent diners headed South weeks ago. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:18:24 +0000 Karen Madorin 9445 at http://hppr.org Autumn Sounds Different