Veronica Volk

Some of the migratory songbirds that pass through the Great Lakes region are already on the move, and volunteers at the Braddock Bay Bird Observatory are preparing for them.

Winter is prime time for birders looking for a lark

Feb 22, 2016

Not all birds fly south for the winter. There are plenty of wild birds on display across Western New York, even in these cold weather months. Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata, a WBFO contributor, visited one local nature preserve to find out more.

SPCA Serving Erie County

One of Buffalo’s most beloved critters has made his final flight.

Scenic overlook unveiled in Aurora

Oct 1, 2014
Ashley Hirtzel

The long-awaited Mill Road Scenic Overlook between Sweet Road and Blakeley Road in the Town of Aurora was unveiled Tuesday. $650,000 in donations was raised to preserve the property for public enjoyment and wildlife.

New study finds area birds at risk of extinction

Sep 15, 2014
Kelly Colgan Azar / Some Rights Reserved

A new study released by the National Audubon Society finds that some birds found in Western New York are at risk of extinction due to global warming.