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Photo by Nicole Hamilton While we did not see a wide diversity of birds species during the January 11 bird walk at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, there were several very large flocks of blackbirds and starlings and not very many raptors. The highlight of the walk, seen near the beginning, were two Common Mergansers who […]
What goes in your year-end tax letters Here are a few tips on year-end tax letters from our partners at Little Green Light, the constituent relationship management software, or CRM. The Downstream Project has recommended and installed LGL for dozens of conservation partners. A thank-you is the “story of you” In addition to providing the […]
by Joe Coleman Compiler, Central Loudoun CBC Yellow-bellied SapsuckerPhoto by Gerco Hoogeweg While the 88 species found was a little below our average, we still had a lot of highlights: 124 participants, our second highest number 44,239 individual birds, among our highest A Peregrine Falcon, only the third seen in our 23 years A Merlin, […]
Sales Of Bobby Whitescarver’s Swoope Almanac get more trees on the ground. The post Spinning Yarns, Planting Trees appeared first on The Downstream Project.
Red-shouldered HawkPhoto by Gerco Hoogeweg Despite the chilly temperature, 14 birders joined leaders Bryan Henson and Allison Gallo to look for birds at Bles Park on the morning of November 17. Highlights of the walk included great looks at Red-shouldered Hawks and a Fox Sparrow among our common wintering species. The most numerous species seen […]
Nine people showed up for the bird walk on November 9 led by Joe Coleman and Jane Yocom at the Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve in central Loudoun County. In spite of a starting temp of 22, it was a very pleasant and productive morning of birding (38 species) due to the extensive sun and lack […]
Birds of Loudoun: A Guide Based on the 2009-2014 Loudoun County Bird Atlas Library Program Series with Joe Coleman! Please join us at these upcoming events! November 12 at Rust LibraryNovember 17 at Purcellville LibraryJanuary 12 at Gum Spring Library Loudoun County’s extensive diversity of natural areas comprised of rich riparian buffers along the Potomac […]
Volume 24 Issue 4, Fall 2019 by Emily B. Cook The challenge winter represents for most animals is not insignificant. They are, however, quite well-equipped and able to navigate potentially sub-freezing temperatures and brutally harsh weather. This is especially true for reptiles and amphibians, which are ectothermic, and not only lack a thick fur coat […]
Volume 24 Issue 4, Fall 2019 by Hope Woodward I first heard about Green-and-Gold from my neighbor, whose home has been certified as a wildlife sanctuary by Audubon at Home. She extolled the beauty of the contrasting golden spring blooms against dark green foliage while noting its versatility as a groundcover under a massive walnut […]