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Cory's Shearwater is Misspelled

CORY'S SHEARWATER IS MISSPELLED

Cory's Shearwater is missing a letter. One little “e” is absent from the name and it has been driving me crazy ever since I learned...

Rename All Birds Named After White People

RENAME ALL BIRDS NAMED AFTER WHITE PEOPLE

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein is a writer, teacher, organizer, and birdwatcher who lives in upstate New York. The ornithological practice...

 
 
 
Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Lower Peirce Reservoir-Singapore

BISHAN-ANG MO KIO PARK AND LOWER PEIRCE RESERVOIR-SINGAPORE

During our three week visit to Singapore in March we spent a good part of each day walking and birding. By 17th March we were not expecting...

Welcome to Bird Renaming Week

WELCOME TO BIRD RENAMING WEEK

Was it Shakespeare who asserted that a bird by any other name would sing as sweet? Perhaps he didn't write those exact words, but this...

 
 
 
Over Omaha: 1938

OVER OMAHA: 1938

1938. "Omaha, Nebraska." A bird's-eye view of, among other attractions, Tri-City Barber College. Acetate negative by John Vachon for...

Hawk-Eagle Sweep in Costa Rica

HAWK-EAGLE SWEEP IN COSTA RICA

The tropical habitats of Costa Rica are home to a surprising number of raptor species. Although the country is around the same size...

 
 
 
Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth - A Film Review

BIRD OF PREY: THE STORY OF THE RAREST EAGLE ON EARTH - A FILM REVIEW

The Philippine Eagle has a kind face. I couldn't help thinking this-me, the anthropomorphism hater- as I watched a pair of Philippine...

Château de Colombe: Bordeaux Rosé (2017)

CHÂTEAU DE COLOMBE: BORDEAUX ROSÉ (2017)

If you haven't noticed, there's no shortage of articles about rosé wine this time of year. Whether their authors are scrutinizing this...

 
 
 
Superhero Bits: Zendaya Strikes Back at Spider-Man Troll, Kevin Feige Debunks Deadpool Rumor & More

SUPERHERO BITS: ZENDAYA STRIKES BACK AT SPIDER-MAN TROLL, KEVIN FEIGE DEBUNKS DEADPOOL RUMOR & MORE

What Marvel character would Jason Momoa like to play? How did Zendaya deal with a stupid Spider-Man fan troll? Would you like to see...

Saving the Drowning Cormorant, or the Kerkini Lake, Greece

SAVING THE DROWNING CORMORANT, OR THE KERKINI LAKE, GREECE

For sure, this is an odd sight, can you even imagine an agile swimmer such as cormorant drowning in the water? But let's start at the...

 
 
 
Another surprise bird out of Florida Canyon

ANOTHER SURPRISE BIRD OUT OF FLORIDA CANYON

Fast becoming one of my all time “Go To” spots, Florida Canyon, just a few miles north of Madera Canyon has yielded yet another great...

The Joy of One-eyed Birding

THE JOY OF ONE-EYED BIRDING

I confess, this post has a trick title. I actually have two eyes that both function perfectly well, when corrected for near-sightedness....

 
 
 
Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

CAPT. 'SULLY' CRITICIZES BOEING, SAYS PILOTS NEED PRACTICE ON SIMULATORS BEFORE FLYING 737 MAX JETS

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked...

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Defiled

MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT DEFILED

From NPR : The new Secretary of the Interior, responsible for the protection of our natural resources, is a former gas and oil lobbyist....

 
 
 
Sanaa Lathan To Voice Catwoman in DC Universe's Harley Quinn Series

SANAA LATHAN TO VOICE CATWOMAN IN DC UNIVERSE'S HARLEY QUINN SERIES

Sanaa Lathan to voice Catwoman in DC Universe's Harley Quinn series While audiences are anxiously waiting for the next film appearance...

Defending the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Clean Water: Our Conservation Science Director Testifies to Congress

DEFENDING THE MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT AND CLEAN WATER: OUR CONSERVATION SCIENCE DIRECTOR TESTIFIES TO CONGRESS

Amanda Rodewald, senior director of conservation science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was at the nation's Capitol last week to...

 
 
 
Sandra Bullock's Sequin Top Is Fashion's Answer For "the Best of Both Worlds"

SANDRA BULLOCK'S SEQUIN TOP IS FASHION'S ANSWER FOR "THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS"

When Sandra Bullock stepped up to the microphone at the MTV Movie & TV Awards to accept her award for Best Frightened Performance in...

Sandra Bullock's MTV Awards Speech Will Make You Laugh, Cry, and Want to Call Your Mom

SANDRA BULLOCK'S MTV AWARDS SPEECH WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH, CRY, AND WANT TO CALL YOUR MOM

Image Even when accepting an award for her performance in Netflix's terrifying Bird Box , Sandra Bullock found a way to turn her speech...

 
 
 
Scientists ID why Gouldian Finches Have Red, Black, or Yellow Heads

SCIENTISTS ID WHY GOULDIAN FINCHES HAVE RED, BLACK, OR YELLOW HEADS

From the Summer 2019 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now . More From Living Bird Living Bird Summer 2019-Table of Contents...

Living Bird Summer 2019-Table of Contents

LIVING BIRD SUMMER 2019-TABLE OF CONTENTS

A female Golden-winged Warbler. Photo by Scott Keys. More From Living Bird Living Bird Magazine Archives Feature Articles The Forgotten...