U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Common Yellowthroat. Photo by Steve Norris/USFWS

The kind of morning all bird nerds dream about – Birds and Bagels!

While American woodcock are generally quite cryptic, the display flight that the males perform at dusk in spring brings the species into prominence. Now is the season when males are displaying. May they grace moist young forest near you.

Common yellowthroat at Sourland Mtn, NJ

The recent sentencing of company AES Laurel Mountain, Inc., demonstrates that protections for migrating birds are just as important now as they were a century ago, when the Migratory Bird Treaty was signed.