Avian flu is spreading

As a volunteer with Safe Wings Ottawa, MFNC member Roger Magoon often has contact with injured and/or dead birds; keeping an eye out for Avian Flu— the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) — is essential. The virus is spreading like wildfire among waterfowl such as geese, ducks and gulls Continue reading

Noting the calls of the wild

Stuck inside?

What about some sounds of nature to transport you out and away? The whistling of a nightingale. The howl of a gray wolf. The kazoo-like calls of emperor penguins.

To keep his ear trained during a COVID-19 lockdown, French-German composer Alexander Liebermann began transcribing sounds Continue reading