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10 birds to look for in Canada this summer

10 BIRDS TO LOOK FOR IN CANADA THIS SUMMER

How well do you know the birds of Canada? Read on to learn more about 10 species you can find in our provinces and territories, such...

Spring Garden Blooms, New Contemporary Floral Painting by Sheri Jones

SPRING GARDEN BLOOMS, NEW CONTEMPORARY FLORAL PAINTING BY SHERI JONES

Spring Garden Blooms12x9 oil on canvas I took advantage of my blooming flowers from the garden. Painting in garden listening to the...

 
 
 
Singapore's Red Junglefowl

SINGAPORE'S RED JUNGLEFOWL

During our three weeks in Singapore we encountered many a family of Red Junglefowl- Gallus gallus in various locations. Often the rustling...

Pileated Woodpecker exchange at the nest

PILEATED WOODPECKER EXCHANGE AT THE NEST

This is a male Pileated Woodpecker. You can tell he is male from the complex expression of boredom and impatience on his face as he...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of April 2019?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF APRIL 2019?

Easter weekend carries deep spiritual significance for many around the world, but Sunday also symbolizes the arrival of spring in the...

ÆppelTreow Winery & Distillery: Barn Swallow Draft Cider

ÆPPELTREOW WINERY & DISTILLERY: BARN SWALLOW DRAFT CIDER

You'll have to bear with another short and sweet review this week at Birds and Booze. Not only is spring migration picking up even...

 
 
 
Bird Names, Redux

BIRD NAMES, REDUX

Poospiza hypochondria Let's face it, birds have funny names. Prothonotary Warbler? Who came up with that? Phainopepla? Chachalaca?...

SCIENTISTS USE EBIRD DATA TO PROPOSE OPTIMAL BIRD CONSERVATION PLAN

Canada Warbler Canada Warbler by Cameron Rognan. Scientists Use eBird Data to Propose Optimal Bird Conservation Plan The goal is to...

 
 
 
Bird Talks

BIRD TALKS

Roger Lederer, the Ornitihologist I have given hundreds of talks about birds over the years in a great variety of venues. If I speak...

Why Tucson, for the birds of course!

WHY TUCSON, FOR THE BIRDS OF COURSE!

Now that Jeanne and I have settled here in Tucson, Arizona, we have been questioned by our friends dozens of times....Why Tucson? Do...

 
 
 
Greg Bird with worrying foot injury in another Yankees blow

GREG BIRD WITH WORRYING FOOT INJURY IN ANOTHER YANKEES BLOW

In a season of injury blows, Greg Bird's seemed inevitable. The oft-injured Yankees first baseman was placed on the injured list Tuesday...

Celebrities, Strangers, and Friends: What Google Searches Tell Us About How People Relate to Birds

CELEBRITIES, STRANGERS, AND FRIENDS: WHAT GOOGLE SEARCHES TELL US ABOUT HOW PEOPLE RELATE TO BIRDS

Owls are the most highly googled bird family. Northern Pygmy-Owl youngsters by David Tønnessen/Macaulay Library . “Wouldn't it be cool...

 
 
 
Warm and sociable home for Christchurch couple

WARM AND SOCIABLE HOME FOR CHRISTCHURCH COUPLE

An orange bird of paradise sets the tone for the Jones' Merivale home, creating a warm and welcome space for socialising.

A Florida man was killed by a large, flightless cassowary that's built a reputation as the 'world's most dangerous bird,' but a study suggests humans to blame for aggression

A FLORIDA MAN WAS KILLED BY A LARGE, FLIGHTLESS CASSOWARY THAT'S BUILT A REPUTATION AS THE 'WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS BIRD,' BUT A STUDY SUGGESTS HUMANS TO BLAME FOR AGGRESSION

Cassowaries, large, flightless birds native to Austrialia and New Guinea, have built a reputation as being the 'world's most dangerous...

 
 
 
Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers in Singapore

SUNDA PYGMY WOODPECKERS IN SINGAPORE

During our three weeks of bird-watching in Singapore we didn't only encounter large birds like the Asian Openbill and the Oriental...

Authorities: Large, flightless bird kills its Florida owner, likely using its long claws

AUTHORITIES: LARGE, FLIGHTLESS BIRD KILLS ITS FLORIDA OWNER, LIKELY USING ITS LONG CLAWS

The San Diego Zoo's website calls cassowaries the world's most dangerous bird with a four-inch, dagger-like claw on each foot.

 
 
 
Large, flightless bird kills its Florida owner

LARGE, FLIGHTLESS BIRD KILLS ITS FLORIDA OWNER

Cassowaries have a four-inch, dagger-like claw on each foot.

A Morning at Punta Morales, Costa Rica

A MORNING AT PUNTA MORALES, COSTA RICA

One of the quandaries of birding in Costa Rica is deciding where to go birding. Where do you go when there are so many different places...

 
 
 
Giants make fans, seagulls happy by beating Rockies in 18 innings

GIANTS MAKE FANS, SEAGULLS HAPPY BY BEATING ROCKIES IN 18 INNINGS

Some may have felt that playing into Saturday morning was for the birds.

Birding Gets the Fantasy Sports Treatment

BIRDING GETS THE FANTASY SPORTS TREATMENT

You can set a different location every day to go fantasy birding. Competitive “Big Years” stoke our imaginations. Birder and author...