Ornithology

Margaret Morse Nice

Margaret Morse Nice is most well known for her work with song sparrows.  She spent eight years making observations of various bonded pairs of song sparrows, eventually writing several books on the topic including Studies in the Life History of the Song Sparrow.

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Florence Merriam Bailey

National Bird Day in the U.S. is observed on January 5th. This is a day that celebrates birdwatching and endeavors to raise awareness of the hardships and plights faced by these animals.   In recognition, we’d like to introduce you to Florence Merriam Bailey.

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