English Ornitholoogy

[caption id="attachment_10341" align="alignleft" width="294"] Blue Tit[/caption] I just returned from a two week trip walking the countryside of Cumbria and Yorkshire in northwest England. My wife and I went because we enjoy the English countryside with its stone and brick houses and lovely flower gardens. Dry stone walls, works of…

What Are Bird Species?

[caption id="attachment_10333" align="alignleft" width="523"] A Swoose[/caption] The most basic definition of a species is a group of biological individuals who can interbreed. Using DNA, and morphological and behavioral studies, birds are placed into categories based upon the closeness of their relationships. Carl Linnaeus was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist,…