Field Notes

New Hope Audubon Society

Invasive Plants Are NOT for the Birds

November 11th, 2017

Many invasive plants are spread by birds after they eat their fruit. – by Johnny Randall

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Littering with Leaves

October 27th, 2017

Using leaf litter is a vital part of restoring native habitat for birds and other wildlife. – by Jim George

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Swift Action for Conservation

October 11th, 2017

New Hope Audubon takes action to restore a chimney swift roosting site. -By Tommy Richey

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To every plant there is a season

September 13th, 2017

A bird-friendly garden needs to provide sustenance in all four seasons. – by Jim George

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How Do They Do It? The Magnificent Wandering Albatrosses

August 22nd, 2017

Consider the Wandering Albatross. I have watched Wandering Albatrosses follow a ship I was on for hours without ever beating their wings. — by Norm Budnitz

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Summer Feeder Watch

August 2nd, 2017

The birds are still very active and are eating me out of suet and seed!

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Who Knew This about Bluebirds? – Not Me!

July 22nd, 2017

This year, a bluebird pair in my yard first had a nest with five eggs, which produced four fledglings. -by Maria de Bruyn.

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The Piedmont Barn Owl Initiative Inspires a State Program

July 15th, 2017

The Piedmont Barn Owl Initiative, started with funds from New Hope Audubon, is about to fledge. – by Mark Kosiewski

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Astonishing Tree Swallows

July 4th, 2017

The sky almost to the horizon was full of swallows as the author witnesses an astonishing event. – by David Anderson

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Going Native

May 23rd, 2017

This is my story of “going native”. Not to disappoint, but this is a “native plants” story, although it does involve the birds and the bees! – by Jim George

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