LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Some birds nesting, some on the move | Lifestyles

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Some birds nesting, some on the move |  Lifestyles

Mesonet.org recorded no rain over the past seven days. Payne County rare birds for the week include the ongoing Teal Ridge Least Bittern, as well as assorted reports of the Black-bellied Whistling Duck in multiple locations. Writer has had several sightings of the Chimney Swift around the Lakeview Road/Boomer Lake area throughout the spring, which … Read more

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Why are some birds so tough to spot? | Lifestyles

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Why are some birds so tough to spot?  |  Lifestyles

We have been adding to the water table since our flood conditions. There is another 0.78 inches of water in Boomer Lake since we last checked a week ago. Fortunately, much of the additional rain that has been called for has not reached our area. Rare birds for the last seven days in Payne County … Read more

Birding Today: Up to us to find solutions to bird deaths | News

Birding Today: Up to us to find solutions to bird deaths |  News

When most scientists that were not aware of those frightening words “Three billion birds gone in the last half century,” horror struck those hearts. It was known that window strikes, cats, loss of habitat, and several other reasons were contributing factors. Those who spent decades and lifetimes at work upon the topic worked tirelessly to … Read more