Topic: bird migration

  • Neotropical migrants/birdwatching event

      Note: There is a bird watching event 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at Kankakee Sands. The guides are Barbara Lucas and Lynn Daugherty. Birders of all skill levels are welcome. Bring your binoculars, bird books and a friend. Meet at The Nature Conservancy’s Kankakee Sands Office, 3294 N. U.S. 41, Morocco, IN 47963. RVSP … Continued

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  • Conservation Groups Team up For Spring Birding Field Trip

    Recognized as one of the best birding sites in the Midwest, the birding sites found Beyond the Beach offer a wide variety of bird species for the amateur and experienced birder.  Indeed, were smack dab in the middle of migration.  Millions, not thousands, of birds are literally migrating through each night!  Among these are over … Continued

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  • Conservation Groups Team up For Spring Birding Field Trip

    Recognized as one of the best birding sites in the Midwest, the birding sites found Beyond the Beach offer a wide variety of bird species for the amateur and experienced birder.  Indeed, were smack dab in the middle of migration.  Millions, not thousands, of birds are literally migrating through each night!  Among these are over … Continued

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  • Senseless Killing Brings Silver Lining to the Dunes

    Bird migration is ramping up in the duneland area.  Throughout the sites Beyond the Beach, thousands, if not millions of birds are winging their way from South America to nest in the prairies, forests, and wetlands in the dunes.  For many of these birds, this journey is a promise, a promise to return to where … Continued

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  • Senseless Killing Brings Silver Lining to the Dunes

    Bird migration is ramping up in the duneland area.  Throughout the sites Beyond the Beach, thousands, if not millions of birds are winging their way from South America to nest in the prairies, forests, and wetlands in the dunes.  For many of these birds, this journey is a promise, a promise to return to where … Continued

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  • Migration in Action – Doppler Loop

    For those interested in seeing how Doppler shows bird movements during migration, please check out this loop. Notice how the birds migrate around Lake Michigan, avoiding the long flight over water. This is why lakeshore woodlands such as Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore can be so productive during the spring. … Continued

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  • Migration in Action – Doppler Loop

    For those interested in seeing how Doppler shows bird movements during migration, please check out this loop. Notice how the birds migrate around Lake Michigan, avoiding the long flight over water. This is why lakeshore woodlands such as Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore can be so productive during the spring. … Continued

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  • Robo-Birding – Doppler Radar and Migratory Birds

    For ages people debated the origins and movements of migratory birds. Bird migrations and movements were recognized as long as 3000 years ago by Homer, Aristotle, and others. Aristotle believed that many birds hibernated, a misconception that continued into the 1800s. Ornithologists debated whether or not birds were capable of flight across the Gulf of … Continued

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  • Robo-Birding – Doppler Radar and Migratory Birds

    For ages people debated the origins and movements of migratory birds. Bird migrations and movements were recognized as long as 3000 years ago by Homer, Aristotle, and others. Aristotle believed that many birds hibernated, a misconception that continued into the 1800s. Ornithologists debated whether or not birds were capable of flight across the Gulf of … Continued

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