Category: MIddleton River Park

Volunteers Endure Prickers and Thorns to Enhance Habitat In Eagle and Middleton

Conditions are improving for native birds, wildlife and fish along the Boise River in Eagle and Middleton due to the hard work of BREN volunteers. With the support of GEICO Treasure Valley, a crew tackled weeds at Woods Park in Eagle on July 25, and employees from Ridgeline Insights worked with BREN at Middleton River […]

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Songbirds of Middleton River Park – Part 3

Text and photos by Louisa Evers Please see Part 1 and Part 2 for introductory information and lots of song birds. Bird safely. Contribute to citizen science. Finches Finches are small to medium-sized birds with conical bill, sparrow-like bills, and usually short, notched tails.  They constantly give distinctive calls in undulating flight and often perch […]

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Songbirds of Middleton River Park – Part 2

Text and photos by Louisa Evers Please see Part 1 for introductory information and more song birds too. Bird safely. Contribute to citizen science. Swallows Swallows are aerial songbirds with very short legs and bills and relatively long pointed wings.  They feed almost exclusively on flying insects captured in graceful swooping flights.  Tree swallows will […]

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