Will warmer weather bring the birds back earlier? That’s the question on many antsy birders’ minds. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple answer. Species tend to migrate in two different ways, based on either instinct or weather. Find out which type of migrant your favorite species are so that you can be ready to spot them this spring. For more information, view this article from the National Audubon Society.
The 46th Putah Creek Christmas Bird Count was held on December 18, 2016. The cold and windy conditions resulted in one of the lowest bird count totals in recent history.