Rob Thorn

January 24, 2017
Northern Cardinal - Photo Earl Harrison

Creature Feature: Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

One of the most ubiquitous birds of eastern North America, The Northern Cardinal has benefited from an uncanny ability to adapt to human-modified habitats.  Both the […]
January 5, 2017
Sandhill Crane Soaring - Photo Earl Harrison

2016 Columbus CBC Weathers Icy Morning for Good Birds

Summary On December 18, 66 observers sponsored by CAS spent the day counting birds in different areas of Columbus.  An icy morning shortened the day for […]
May 10, 2016
Bullfrog - Photo Tom Sheley

Creature Feature: The Frog that Ate the Midwest

Bullfrogs. They’re our ideal mental image of a frog: squat, slick, and green, with big eyes and a loud croak. They make homes in all our man-made habitats: […]
March 1, 2016
Eastern Screech Owl: Red Phase - Photo Tom Sheley

Creature Feature: Screech Owl (Otus asio)

“We’re leaving during the day, but I can give you a few pre-dawn hours. I might know where some Screech Owls are lurking.” With those words, Dave Horn […]
February 26, 2016
Osprey - Photo Tim Daniel

Creature Feature: Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

We knew the birds were there, long before we could see them, mostly from the noisy begging by the juveniles. We were near several Osprey platforms with […]