About Sydney Robinson

Sydney is an Environmental Studies student at the University of Oklahoma. She is an intern with the BioBlitz! OK program.

Species of the Week – Pokeweed – Phytolacca americana

Pokeweed - Phytolacca americana Although proper preparation and cooking of Pokeweeds might be necessary for human consumption, many birds feast on the ripened raw Pokeweed fruits alone. Mockingbirds, like many other bird species, are attracted to ripe purple berries. Northern Mockingbirds can be found year-round in most southern states, including Oklahoma. Likewise, Pokeweed, also [...]

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds - Archilochus colubris As the fall months become nearer and nearer, people may begin to notice they are seeing fewer of the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds at their feeders. According to the Forest Preserve District, the hummingbirds have already begun migrating to the south for the winter. However, one need not worry that they [...]

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