Month: January 2014

Great Backyard Bird Count Photo Contest – Hank Davis Takes 5th!

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader Hank Davis is a professional photographer, board member for the Delaware Nature Society, and is now a winner of the Great Backyard Bird Count photography contest.  Each year, the Great Backyard Bird Count has an associated photography contest, soliciting photographs from birders that are participating in the count.  …

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It’s Been A Snowy Winter: A Record Invasion of Snowy Owls

By Jim White, Associate Director, Land and Biodiversity By now most of you must have heard of, and maybe even experienced, the incredible natural phenomenon that is occurring this winter:  the record-setting numbers of Snowy Owls wintering in the United States.  This year’s invasion of Snowy Owls is the most dramatic in at least 50 …

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