Anne Miller, founder of the Alabama Wildlife Center receives Alabama Audubon’s Yellowhammer Award

Anne with her niece Eva Ledvina. Photo by Matt Hunter

Whenever I visit the Alabama Wildlife Center to see the orphaned baby birds or a majestic red-tail hawk, I think of Anne Miller, the Center’s founder and first director.

Anne is a Birmingham original.

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Alabama Audubon is tracking Avondale Park’s “baby green herons” and they are adorable (photos)

Alabama Audubon’s Alliemarie Humphries holding a banded green heron at Avondale Park in Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Breakout the pink and blue ribbons, Avondale Park has three green heron fledglings residing on the little island in the middle of the park’s pond. 

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Oops they did it again! UAB robins shatter Alabama natural history record with 3 more babies

A family of American robins nesting at a UAB courtyard in January 2020. The latest confirmed nesting of robins in Alabama was September 2nd, before  robins were hatched in this courtyard in November and December. Photo courtesy of Greg Harber

Remember our “Thanksgiving Miracle” American robin babies story last year?

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Meet Blaze. The UAB baby robin that just made Alabama natural history. (Update and photos)

Meet Blaze, the first confirmed American robin to ever fledge in Alabama in the month of December. Photo by Greg Harber

The first ever confirmed baby American robin born in Alabama during the month of November, successfully left its nest on December 8th.

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Birding expert discovers “Thanksgiving miracle” at UAB. Latest confirmed robin nesting in Alabama.

Photo by Greg Harber for Bham Now

Here is fun nature story for Bham Now readers.

Greg Harber, a volunteer and renown  birding instructor at Alabama Audubon, witnessed a “Thanksgiving miracle” while working at UAB on Thanksgiving.

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