North Carolina Mountain Birds: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

The February 2016 pick for our 12 Months of Birding at the Inn series on the blog is a cool-weather resident of Pisgah National Forest around the Inn on Mill Creek,  providing a little bit of spunk to the forest during an otherwise quiet wintry season. Let’s meet the Ruby-crowned Kinglet.

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Black Mountain December 2015 Holiday Events

Time to break out the Christmas music, light the tree, and be merry — some really fun holiday events are going on this year in Black Mountain, NC, including outdoor movies! They’ll be showing “It’s a Wonderful Life” (Dec. 4), “A Christmas Story” (Dec.12) and “The Polar Express” (Dec. 19) at The Junction building on Black Mountain Avenue. All movies play at 8pm.

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North Carolina Mountain Birds: Pine Siskin

During the wintertime, there are fewer species of birds in our neck of the woods. However, the ones who are year-round and winter only residents really stand out. One such cold weather superstar is our February 2015 pick for our 12 Months of Birding at the Inn blog series: The Pine Siskin.

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