December 2022

Vol. 50, No. 6

Musings from the Blind Birder: One Small Step for Birders, One Giant Leap for Birds

Martha Steele

As I write this, another fall migration season is in full swing. My thoughts focus on the rigors of the migration itself and my wonderment that small birds, some no bigger than my thumb, are able to survive perilous journeys of thousands of miles. And then my thoughts turn to how I am, in a small but significant way, helping to ensure that they land in a rich and supportive habitat for their wintering home.

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