bird watching http://wvxu.org en Birding in the Ohio Valley http://wvxu.org/post/birding-ohio-valley <p>Scarlet Tanagers, Pileated Woodpeckers, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, Indigo Buntings. Beautiful birds all, and all <a href="http://www.ohiobirds.org/news.php" target="_blank">spotted recently </a>in parks and neighborhoods in our area, along with the more common Cardinals, Goldfinches, Juncos and Carolina Wrens. You just have to look, and listen. <a href="http://www.cincynature.org/home/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Nature Center </a>Chief Naturalist &amp; Adult Program Manager Bill Creasey, and Nature Center Visitor Services Coordinator and Naturalist <a href="https://www.facebook.com/lesterpeyton.cncnaturalist" target="_blank">Lester Peyton</a>, are with us with tips and thoughts on <a href="http://cincinnatibirds.com/goodbird/sighting.php" target="_blank">birding in the Ohio Valley</a>. Another great source for information is the <a href="http://www.abcbirds.org/" target="_blank">American Bird Conservancy</a>. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 26906 at http://wvxu.org Birding in the Ohio Valley Wintertime Birding and Project FeederWatch http://wvxu.org/post/wintertime-birding-and-project-feederwatch <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Our <a href="http://www.oxbowinc.org" target="_blank">region</a> is home to a wide range of <a href="http://www.cincinnatibirds.com/birdlist/" target="_blank">interesting birds</a>, and a migratory route for many others. And winter is the perfect time to <a href="http://www.eagleoptics.com" target="_blank">view and enjoy them</a>, either out in the woods or in your own backyard. But can you tell a Tufted Titmouse from a Black Junco or White-breasted Nuthatch? Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 22060 at http://wvxu.org Wintertime Birding and Project FeederWatch Local birding expert and author Bill Thompson III http://wvxu.org/post/local-birding-expert-and-author-bill-thompson-iii <p><strong><a href="http://billofthebirds.blogspot.com/">Bill Thompson III</a></strong> is a local birding expert, prolific author, and editor of <strong><a href="http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/bwdsite/">Bird Watcher’s Digest</a>.</strong> He’s with Thane Maynard for this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a> to talk about his newest book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Young-Birders-America-Peterson-Guides/dp/0547440219/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367261362&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=bill+thompson+iii"><strong>The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America</strong></a>, featuring some 300 common American and Canadian birds for young bird watchers to easily spot and identify. He also talks about the 2007 book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/All-Things-Reconsidered-Birding-Adventures/dp/0618926151/ref=sr_1_3?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367261362&amp;sr=8-3&amp;keywords=bill+thompson+iii"><strong>All Things Reconsidered: My Birding Adventures</strong></a>, featuring stories, photographs and illustrations from the world famous nature artist/educator/ornithologist<a href="http://www.rtpi.org/"> <strong>Roger Tory Peterson</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 05:31:05 +0000 Thane Maynard 11994 at http://wvxu.org Local birding expert and author Bill Thompson III