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Shifting Baselines and Sneaky Jays

SHIFTING BASELINES AND SNEAKY JAYS

If there's a thing that one might say about Blue Jays , it's that they don't do anything quietly. Flashy of look, brash of attitude,...

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of December 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 2018?

While this time of year brings different temperatures and conditions across the world, we still all observe mid-December the same way:...

 
 
 
Decoy: Cabernet Sauvignon (2016)

DECOY: CABERNET SAUVIGNON (2016)

This just might be a birding joke as old as the hills, but it's one I hear without fail every year come Christmas Bird Count season...

Cute Flower Girl Dress Ideas For Spring Wedding

CUTE FLOWER GIRL DRESS IDEAS FOR SPRING WEDDING

Spring is just around the bend and flowers are beginning to bloom. Birds are chirping their songs of merriment. No time of year evokes...

 
 
 
Superhero Bits: Could Jonah Hill Be The Penguin, ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' NSFW Outtakes & More

SUPERHERO BITS: COULD JONAH HILL BE THE PENGUIN, ‘SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE' NSFW OUTTAKES & MORE

What was the alternate title for Elseworlds that ended up getting abandoned? Is Jonah Hill preparing to play The Penguin in the DCEU?...

Layers of Realistic and Invented Winged Creatures Combine in Surreal Illustrations by Vorja Sánchez

LAYERS OF REALISTIC AND INVENTED WINGED CREATURES COMBINE IN SURREAL ILLUSTRATIONS BY VORJA SÁNCHEZ

“Birds Dialogue 2,” Mixed media on paper Vorja Sánchez combines imaginative interpretations of birds, wolves, and hybrid creatures...

 
 
 
It's Time to Clean Out Your Nest Boxes

IT'S TIME TO CLEAN OUT YOUR NEST BOXES

Birds can be attracted to your home simply by offering food, water and shelter. Trees and shrubs that yield fruit, berries, seeds,...

Passenger tries smuggling 70 songbirds through airport

PASSENGER TRIES SMUGGLING 70 SONGBIRDS THROUGH AIRPORT

Officials think the birds were brought to the United States to participate in singing contests.

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
‘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...