Mass Audubon will hold its annual Focus on Feeders midwinter bird count Feb. 2-3.
This weekend is shaping up to be a fine one to sit by a window and look outside rather than venturing into the biting cold. Mass Audubon is asking for the public's help on Feb. 2-3 to complete the organization's annual midwinter bird count in backyards and at bird feeders. The process is simple: Pour your favorite hot beverage and curl up by a window with a view of your birdfeeder. As bird's venture into your yard, note the individual species and greatest number of a single species spotted at the same time. Then it's time to report your findings. The numbers can be submitted via this PDF that observers than mail in or via an online form that will be available on Feb. 2. Each species need only be reported once using the greatest number …
Ken Lee's shot was chosen from more than 2,000 photos to be the grand prize winner in the "Picture This: Your Great Outdoors" contest.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The following information was provided by Mass Audubon: Mass Audubon’s annual photo contest, Picture This: Your Great Outdoors, attracted photographers from across the state and beyond who entered more than 2,000 images—each one an invitation to connect with the nature of Massachusetts. The Grand Prize winner was Ken Lee of Watertown, who won for his striking photograph of a sandhill crane taken near Mass Audubon’s Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary in Rowley. The third-annual contest produced remarkable photographs that revealed the immeasurable beauty of the Bay State, from children exploring the shore and birds both in flight and at rest, to sun-dappled trees and pristine waterways half-hidden by lush vegetation. Lee’s photo was …