FAMILY FUN: Watching Birds Up Close
There are many ways to learn about birds. One of course, is going out and watching them in the wild with your binoculars. Another is watching them at your feeders. But there are long stretches of time when birds are nesting and because they are hidden for safety, we miss seeing a very important part of what they do every year! This is where bird-cams come into play as they give us as unique opportunity to view family life from mating through fledging — and in many instances, give us views of birds never at our feeders. Watching chicks being reared is pretty irresistable and a great way for anyone to learn more about wild bird behavior.
Nesting takes place at different times for different species, so below are a few nest cams that are currently active:
Barred Owls in Indiana – most active dusk to dawn
Have a special nest cam you like? Let us know!