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Cooper's Hawk Family Visits ANHC Director at Home

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Thursday, October 08, 2020

This summer, ANHC Director Bill Holimon and his wife, Devon, were visited at their home by three juvenile Cooper’s hawks (Accipiter cooperii). The Cooper’s hawks stayed in the area for at least th ... Read More

Large Irruption Year Brings Red-breasted Nuthatches to Arkansas

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Friday, December 21, 2018

An irruption is an irregular winter migration or phenomenon in which unusually high numbers of a bird species travel away from habitat within their normal winter range. Typically, irruptions are s ... Read More

Natural Feature: Amazing Mysteries of Migration

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Saturday, April 30, 2016

For many people spring begins when birds return, filling neighborhoods and parks with their songs. The annual migration of birds is one of the world's great wildlife spectacles, but migration is n ... Read More

Late-Blooming Plants Can Help Fall Migrants

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Many of us associate migration with spring and fall, because the majority of migration is seasonal. In the spring, we plant and tend flowerbeds, and anticipate the colorful blooms that are the rew ... Read More


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