Field Notes

New Hope Audubon Society

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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Song of the South

May 8th, 2017

Spring is upon us, and for every southern birder, from novice to expert, there’s a marker that heralds the true arrival of the season. – By Mary Parker Sonis

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Moving Martins

April 4th, 2017

Making a new home for displaced Purple Martins in Durham.

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Feeder Watch

March 21st, 2017

Our veteran feeder watcher, Tom Driscoll, gives an update on what’s been happening at his feeders at winter’s end and gives advice about preparing for spring.

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Now is the Time to Remove Invasive Plants

March 13th, 2017

This is a good time of year to remove those pesky invasive plants in your yard before too many native plants emerge. – By Barbara Driscoll

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Winter Visitors

February 6th, 2017

Each winter I look forward to the return of the hermit thrush. – By Barbara Driscoll.

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Fostering New Advocates for Birds

January 20th, 2017

What better place to start with promoting the conservation and enjoyment of birds and other wildlife than by educating our children.
– By Tommy Richey

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Mixed Flocks

January 8th, 2017

Chickadees and titmice, yes. But there’s a lot more going on in these woodland mixed flocks in winter. – By Norm Budnitz

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