• Carolina Chickadees

    For years I thought I could tell the difference between black-capped and Carolina chickadees by their songs and calls. After all, I had heard them one winter on the mall in Washington, D.C. and they certainly sounded different from the black-cappeds I was used to. So last winter, when I heard a calling chickadee that…

  • Cavity-Nesting Birds

    I’ve never thought of myself as a female Dr. Doolittle, but last June a bird “talked” to me and I understood her.