Young Bucks Outdoors

Cold weather bird watching for science and fun

Cold weather bird watching for science and fun

By Buckmasters Online

For avian fans, it’s bird watching time all the time, but this time of year finds many people investigating how their pleasant pastime of bird-feeder observations can become part of a citizen scientist effort. They won’t need to look very far. From November through February, there is an abundance of national and state projects for bird watching and counting. Ma...

READ MORE

The tiny, toy Key deer - Diminutive in size and population

The tiny, toy Key deer - Diminutive in size and population

By Buckmasters Online

If you want to take a peek at the smallest subspecies of the North American white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus clavium, the Key deer, you’re going to have to take a trip. But, we wouldn’t advise traveling during hurricane season. The smallest subspecies of white-tailed deer can only be found on about 25 islands in the Lower Keys at the southern end of th...

READ MORE

YBO Critter Tales

When saving bats is as simple (and complicated) as fixing a bridge
When saving bats is as simple (and complicated) as fixing a bridge

By Georgia Department of Natural Resources

A busy northwest Georgia bridge and the massive colony of bats that call it home are both better off thanks to recent work that preserved the structure and its wildlife. The Interstate 75 bridge near Calhoun averages 72,000 vehicles a day. ... READ MORE


How’s your Spidey sense?
How’s your Spidey sense?

By Buckmasters Online

Is your spidey sense all atingle this fall? Is that because when you walked out the door this morning, you ran into a spider web, face first? Is there an enormous web stretching across your yard? Doorway? Porch? Or, from the nearest tree to... READ MORE


Catching a blue streak before it changes continents
Catching a blue streak before it changes continents

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Cerulean Warbler outfitted with light-level geolocator unit. Photo by Lesley Bulluck, courtesy Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Blue streaks—visual images akin to electric spears of lightning, quick flashes of b... READ MORE


Copyright 2018 by Buckmasters, Ltd.

Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd