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The Little Big Year - Week 43: Last minute trip to Texas

THE LITTLE BIG YEAR - WEEK 43: LAST MINUTE TRIP TO TEXAS

Things had just started to settle down a bit, now that we had parked the RV in Tucson. We were making some new birding friends, learning...

Salt Baking is the Key to Juicier Birds, Meats, and Seafood

SALT BAKING IS THE KEY TO JUICIER BIRDS, MEATS, AND SEAFOOD

Food This old fishermen's technique from Menorca, Spain, works with whole fish, shrimp, and more A technique borrowed from fishermen...

 
 
 
Avian Color Morphs

AVIAN COLOR MORPHS

Swainson's Hawk Light Morph We are familiar with soaring hawks overhead in search of prey. Red-tailed Hawks, Ferruginous Hawks, Swainson's...

Chris Messina Joins Birds of Prey as Victor Zsasz

CHRIS MESSINA JOINS BIRDS OF PREY AS VICTOR ZSASZ

Director Cathy Yan has cast Chris Messina as the Batman villain, Victor Zsasz, a lethal serial killer who cuts himself after each murder.

 
 
 
Be in to win an Evolve Koru Bracelet - and a choice of one beautiful charm from the Forest and Bird collection, valued at $188

BE IN TO WIN AN EVOLVE KORU BRACELET - AND A CHOICE OF ONE BEAUTIFUL CHARM FROM THE FOREST AND BIRD COLLECTION, VALUED AT $188

Be in to win an Evolve Koru Bracelet - and a choice of one beautiful charm from the Evolve Forest and Bird collection, valued at $188....

Chris Messina To Play Victor Zsasz In BIRDS OF PREY/HARLEY QUINN Movie

CHRIS MESSINA TO PLAY VICTOR ZSASZ IN BIRDS OF PREY/HARLEY QUINN MOVIE

Look, there's not enough headline space for BIRDS OF PREY (AND THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN) and there probably...

 
 
 
DC's Birds of Prey Movie Adds Chris Messina, Fills Out Its Cast

DC'S BIRDS OF PREY MOVIE ADDS CHRIS MESSINA, FILLS OUT ITS CAST

The complete cast for Birds of Prey reveals Chris Messina's addition as DC Comics villain Victor Zsasz. After Margot Robbie broke out...

New Bird Box Trailer: Your Worst Fears Come to Life

NEW BIRD BOX TRAILER: YOUR WORST FEARS COME TO LIFE

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Bird Box trailer: Your worst fears come to life Netflix has released the second Bird Box trailer for Sandra Bullock's...

 
 
 
Alcohol-Delivery App Drizly Doubles VC Haul with $34M Funding Round

ALCOHOL-DELIVERY APP DRIZLY DOUBLES VC HAUL WITH $34M FUNDING ROUND

Booze delivery app Drizly has raised $34.6 million in a new funding round, according to regulatory filings, nearly doubling the total...

‘Birds of Prey' Adds ‘The Mindy Project' Star Chris Messina as DC Comics Villain Victor Zsasz

‘BIRDS OF PREY' ADDS ‘THE MINDY PROJECT' STAR CHRIS MESSINA AS DC COMICS VILLAIN VICTOR ZSASZ

The cast of the upcoming DC Comics movie Birds of Prey continues to take shape. Margot Robbie is reprising her Suicide Squad role as...

 
 
 
A Birder Reads a Scientific Paper

A BIRDER READS A SCIENTIFIC PAPER

In addition to my monthly posts here, I have also written short pieces and feature articles that rely on bird-related scientific literature....

Margot Robbie Auctioning Off Tickets to Birds of Prey Premiere for Time's Up

MARGOT ROBBIE AUCTIONING OFF TICKETS TO BIRDS OF PREY PREMIERE FOR TIME'S UP

In support of the Time's Up movement, actress Margot Robbie is auctioning off tickets to the Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation...

 
 
 
Birds of Prey Movie Writer Explains How The Long Title Came To Be

BIRDS OF PREY MOVIE WRITER EXPLAINS HOW THE LONG TITLE CAME TO BE

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) writer Christina Hodson explained how the movie came to receive...

Marlgu Billabong at the end of the dry season

MARLGU BILLABONG AT THE END OF THE DRY SEASON

Last month we decided to head north to go camping and birding and top up the 2018 Year List. It is now very hot and dry inland and...

 
 
 
4 High-End Flasks That Make Great Gifts

4 HIGH-END FLASKS THAT MAKE GREAT GIFTS

Flasks are excellent for carrying booze on your person while maintaining a classy image. They fit easily into a jacket pocket or cowboy...

Kicking Off the Bird Count Season at Cangreja, Costa Rica

KICKING OFF THE BIRD COUNT SEASON AT CANGREJA, COSTA RICA

December is a busy time in Costa Rica. The end of the scholastic year coincides with the commencement of the “summer”dry season and...

 
 
 
Superhero Bits: ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix' and ‘Shazam' CCXP Posters, How to Throw a Trident & More

SUPERHERO BITS: ‘X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX' AND ‘SHAZAM' CCXP POSTERS, HOW TO THROW A TRIDENT & MORE

Is Thanos coming back to Fortnite? What did Charlie Cox have to say about the cancellation of Daredevil? Are you ready for a third...

Need a gaming phone? The Razer Phone 2 is your best bet

NEED A GAMING PHONE? THE RAZER PHONE 2 IS YOUR BEST BET

Mobile gaming has come a long ways since the days when Angry Birds or Candy Crush dominated the app store. The platform is exploding,...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of December 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS SECOND WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 2018?

As sure as the sun rises in the east, cold temperatures and winter weather will afflict certain parts of the world before autumn even...

Serbia self-drive birding tour planning

SERBIA SELF-DRIVE BIRDING TOUR PLANNING

This October, a previously unknown name shined in the eBird alerts in Serbia: Raphael Nussbaumer. He made a whirlwind tour of some...