Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Climate Change and Birds on New Hampshire Public Radio

My friend Mary is quite enthralled with cardinals. It’s not only how handsome the bright red males are or how dedicated they are to their less colorful mates, but because they are a relatively new phenomenon for her. When Mary first moved into her New Hampshire home more than 60 years ago, cardinals were rare.

But now these pretty birds are found throughout the Granite State from Brookline to Berlin. The reason has been attributed to the increase in bird-feeders but can also be linked to our increasingly milder winters. read more...

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