Autumn Songbird Banding at Rushton Farm – A Community Treasure

Fall has arrived, which means 20 billion birds are burning through the night sky with the big dipper at their backs as they navigate the stars on their way to the tropics.  As you lie cozy in your bed, think of a tiny warbler —weighing no more than a third of an ounce —flying 200 miles…

Spring Songbird Banding Open House May 16th!

Did you know that beauties like the stunning warbler pictured above might be gracing your backyard this spring on their way north to suitable breeding habitat?  You might see yellow goldfinches at your feeder or golden forsythia lighting up your yard, but chances are you ain’t seen nothin’ like this showstopper yet this spring!  Visit…