Oakland University Campus a Local Hot Spot for Birds and Birdwatchers

Without the usual bustle of students, faculty and staff, the campus at Oakland University (OU) may seem unusually quiet these days. But for birding enthusiasts like Chandler Mancuso, the campus’s 1,400-plus acres are alive with the sights and sounds of nature. “The highest intensities for bird migration are typically in the spring and fall – from late April until early June and then again in September,” said Mancuso, a master’s student in the Department of Chemistry. “I’ve noticed that at … [Read more...]