Category Archives: Birding

Bolin Creek Unpaved: Saving Carrboro’s Last Forest

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The Amazing Ecology of Bolin Creek

Meeting place is at 210 Cobblestone, Chapel Hill 27516, located in a residential neighborhood back of Bolin Forest.  Enter the neighborhood off of Hillsborough Road. Here is the link to Google Maps.

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No Buffers, No Birds

This article by naturalist Mary Sonis originally appeared in the Chapel Hill News on November 23, 2015.  With a growing appreciation of our birds and the disappearance of wild places, it’s worth rereading. Bolin Creek saw a great turnout of … Continue reading

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A Carolina Walk in the Woods

A Carolina Walk in the Woods

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Birders rewarded

Birders from Friends of Bolin Creek and New Hope Audubon were rewarded on our March 3 bird walk with several sightings of the pileated woodpecker — on the ground pecking ants in old logs. Mary Sonis took this photo of … Continue reading

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Birds of Bolin Forest Shared by Mary Sonis

It was a windy overcast day. It was not a good birding day. The sun wouldn’t shine on the trees, but the birds didn’t care if it wasn’t the day for pictures. They were feeling the change in the air…and … Continue reading

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Bird Walk in Mason Farm

Cynthia Fox of the Wild Bird Store led a bird walk in Mason Farm November 10th.  Our wonderful photographer, Mary Sonis, missed our Saturday walk but she provided these bird photos she smapped on Mason Farm the day before.

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Bird Walk at 22 degrees

Five hardy souls walked the UNC nature trail early Saturday morning, although the temperature hovered around 22 degrees. We entered the Carolina North Nature Trail, a pleasant woodland trail accessed from Rock Garden Road. We were rewarded with the find … Continue reading

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Birding in Bolin Creek’s Winter Woods

Bird Walk in Bolin Forest 8 am, Saturday, January 22nd Greet the new year with Cynthia Fox, of Chapel Hill’s Wild Bird Center, for an early January walk through the Bolin Creek winter woods. Listen and learn to recognize many … Continue reading

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