These Wild Parrots Are A Pain

Birds and agriculture often don’t get along, as any fruit or grain farmer will readily tell you. Birds just trying to make a living peck away at produce, causing $150 million in crop damage annually (as estimated by the USDA).  That’s bad enough. But when birds are hitting up your crops for recreational reasons, there’s … Read more

This Bird Is A Frantic Canary

Barn swallows and other flying insectivores are among the most-devastated species

We’ve all heard that songbird populations are declining. While ineffably sad, this is not news. However, a 2019 study has revealed some shocking information that is news: the overall bird population of Canada and the USA has shrunk by 29 per cent since 1970. That’s about three billion fewer birds today than in 1970. Decline … Read more