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Wildlife’s adaptation to winter
January 18, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
It’s cold outside! When it gets cold what do you do? I put on a warm sweater, stay inside and have a hot cup of coffee! Animals can’t put on a sweater, so what do they do in winter? Winter is cold a...
Mountain Chickadee: The Masked Bandit of the bird feeder!
January 11, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
As I was watching our bird feeder on the west side of the house I noticed an unusual increase in activity at the feeder. I thought it was a chickadee, but on closer inspection I observed it had a mas...
Feeding birds makes a difference in winter
January 04, 2018 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald
Mammals have begun to hunker down in warm dens. Many birds have left the area to spend the season basking in the southern climates of Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Some b...