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Why Do Male & Female Scarlet Tanagers Sing?

Spring is a great time to see many of Bernheim’s colorful birds like the Scarlet Tanager. Male Scarlet Tanagers are beautiful bright red birds that are very difficult to see, since they spend most of their time in the forest canopy singing. Females are even harder to find, because they are a pale yellow and will […]

Harper Bernheim Is Back!

We were thrilled, but not surprised, to find that Harper Bernheim, the Golden Eagle is back in his winter habitat in Bernheim Forest for the third consecutive year. Motion detecting cameras were able to photograph Harper and identify him by his leg band. It was early 2015 when we tagged Harper and tracked his migration […]

Fall is Monarch Season

Fall is a great time to see the Monarch Butterfly. As monarchs are currently on their long migration south to Mexico, thousands will be passing through Kentucky. Bernheim has joined a long list of other people who have been tagging Monarch to learn more about the butterfly’s migration. Many of the monarch seen here at Bernheim emerged from […]

Lunch & Learn: Marvelous Monarch Migration

The monarch butterfly migration is one of the great pheromones of the natural world, capturing our attention and our hearts. Learn some of the trails and travails that monarchs face, and some of what you can do to help them on their long journey. Bernheim Lunch & Learn programs are designed for adults who enjoy […]