The Barred Owls Are Back In The Box!


Breeding season begins in the forests of rural Indiana.

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March 21, 2019

Earthworm For Breakfast On WBU Barred Owl Cam

The male delivers an earthworm to his mate for breakfast. Another testament that no matter if it's burrowed underground, swimming in a stream, or flitting through the treetops, it's likely on the Barred Owl's menu. 

March 21, 2019

Song Sparrow Visits Cornell Lab FeederWatch Cam

The loud, clanking songs of Song Sparrows often resonate through Sapsucker Woods, but we hardly ever see them visit the Cornell Lab FeederWatch cam! These common sparrows are found throughout most of North America. Look for them singing from exposed perches or flitting through dense, low vegetation with short, fluttering flights. 

March 20, 2019

Lance-tailed Manakin Returns For 2019 Season!

Welcome to the dry tropics of Panama, where the Lance-tailed Manakin Cam returns to showcase how cooperation can hold the keys to success during the breeding season. Here, a horizontal display perch acts as center stage for an alpha-beta pair of male manakins who leap and bound their way through springtime in an attempt to woo potential mates for the alpha male. While it's not a traditional two-step, the cooperative courtship displays of this dynamic duo are a sight to behold for anyone who appreciates a dizzying dance routine.