Tag: bird

A downy woodpecker sits on a tree stump on a sunny morning.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Watch the birds with us! Conservation & Parks Technician Jeremy is at Sharon Woods telling you all about Ohio winter birds and other bird species that are Hamilton County residents year-round.

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The bright red feathers of male northern cardinal contrast against the snow in Winton Woods.

Have you been wondering how our local birds can survive the bitter cold temperatures this winter? Birds are warm blooded, just like humans, meaning they can produce their own body heat. They take it a step further though. Birds have a higher metabolic rate than us, allowing them to stay at a higher temperature (around 105 degrees […]

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