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It’s too early now, but by the end of March, it is possible we may start seeing ruby-throated hummingbirds in Charlotte! As the migration map shows above, April is the month for widespread arrival of these wonderful birds in the Charlotte area, but towards the end of March, we may be able to spot a […]

Game On!

Everybody loves bluebirds, right? What sort of heartless soul doesn’t thrill to catch a glimpse of these iridescent birds? So beautiful, in fact, that they inspire what we call the “Bluebird Wars.” Neighbor turns against neighbor. Daughters will sell out their mothers. Uncles are getting up at the crack of dawn to sneak outside and […]

Love Is in the Air!

We know what you’re thinking. This is going to be some shameless plug about Valentine’s Day (it’s Thursday, 2/14) and what great gifts we have for the bird lover in your life (we do – lots of them), but this is more about getting ready for spring and therefore mating season for Carolina songbirds. While […]

Driving Tips: The Zipper Merge

by Bob Poliquin, Managing Editor ~ Local Facebook sites, like ours in Indian Land, regularly host a thread on driving. We all have our peeves. My personal peeve is directionals. Whether it’s changing lanes or making a turn – use your turn signal, people. And for my friends and neighbors in Sun City, if you […]