There has never been any doubt that I live in prime woodpecker habitat. Downy, Hairy, and Red-bellied Woodpeckers are daily visitors to my feeders, no matter what the season. I hear the laughing call of the Pileated Woodpecker often, and occasionally catch a fleeting glance of one as it makes its way from [...]
Archive for June, 2012
The Migratory Bird Stamp, more commonly known as the Duck Stamp, is a thing of beauty, to be sure. Each year a contest is held, and judges select a design from submissions of talented artists across the U.S. For 2012, the winner is this exquisite depiction of a Wood Duck by Joseph Hautman of [...]
Want a trail camera that is easy to use and set up? One that captures great images? Recently, our sales staff had the opportunity to take a close look at the Cuddeback trail cameras, an exciting product line at Eagle Optics. Then, I decided to try one myself. All I can say is, “Wow!”
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Watch out, world. If the Kasper brothers of Western Springs, Illinois have anything to do with it, the future of birding is in good hands.
Accompanied by their parents, Ed and Kelly, these two young men visited the Eagle Optics store a few weeks ago. At first glance, they resembled any ordinary young store visitors. [...]