The Wake Audubon general communication blog is a good place to look for updates, reminders, or information on recent activities.

Read below for the latest entries:


Native Ground Bees

April 4, 2014

Miner Bees Anthophora abrupta.
By Annie Runyon and Gerry Luginbuhl
Below  is a photo of a lovely group of the miner bee nest holes. They are active during dry weather for a short time right now. The males emerge, mate and then die soon afterward, leaving the females to rebuild these ground nests. They are active in [...]

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Bird Window Collisions

March 27, 2014

by John Gerwin
Glass is a well-known problem for birds. Bird collisions with glass result in a large number of mortalities – as many as one billion each year. To help homeowners prevent birds hitting their windows the American Bird Conservancy has produced a flyer that can be downloaded at www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/collisions/pdf/collisions_flyer.pdf . This flyer describes a [...]

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A Smattering of Wings Over Water

March 18, 2014

By Bob Oberfelder
The Wings Over Water  (WOW) festival is an annual event that has provided excellent coastal birding opportunities for 17 years.  Up until this year, we (my wife and I) had not been able to participate, but I am glad to report that now that status has changed.  Although we would only be able [...]

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