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Breeding Birds and Beyond

You’ve probably noticed that days are longer during summer than winter. Learn how Pierre Deviche's love for the outdoors led him to doing field research on the timing of breeding in birds.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Switching of Seasons

Have you ever thought about your favorite season and why it looks and feels the way it does? Come and learn some new information to lean on about the tilt of the Earth.

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