Bird Migration

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds by Scott Weidensaul is now on our shelves. It is part of our current display in the back. We were able to purchase this book, and others of all reading levels thanks to the Fund for Columbia County of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. We also now have a subscription to Sierra Club magazine.

Leanna O’Grady (Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center) described and mapped migratory birds for us a few weeks ago. Sometimes the tracked birds went round and round in circles. Can you guess why?

This week Leanne taught us about Owls. Did you know that even a baby owl can swallow a mouse whole? She brought us owl pellets which we were able dissect, then inspect the tiny bones.

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