Tag Archives: Neighbors

Coyotes and Coyote Vocalizations: A guest blog by Janet Kessler of Coyote Yipps!

Two coyote siblings hang out together. Photo by Janet Kessler.

Followers were so fascinated by the coyotes singing near the North Nest that I invited Janet Kessler, a coyote expert from San Francisco, to do a guest blog on them. You can learn more about her here and subscribe to her blog, Coyote Yipps, here: https://coyoteyipps.com/. Thanks for taking the time to do this, Janet – I learned a lot! Thank you so much for sharing your live-cam video with me with the amazing coyote howls off-camera in the background!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won't you be my neighbor? A Pileated Woodpecker plays peek-a-boo at the North Nest.

Bald Eagles play an important role in ecosystems. They stand on top of the food chain or web, are generalist hunters who consume and produce carrion, and are a keystone species: a species that is vital to the health of its ecosystem. We know and write about their trophic relationships, but we don’t often consider the importance of their nests to other species. Alternate, abandoned, or in use, large bald eagle nests stand for many years and serve as homes,