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The One-Third Difference

THE ONE-THIRD DIFFERENCE

Lesser and Greater Yellowlegs. Have you ever noticed that there are pairs of birds that look a lot alike but are different sizes? How...

Aldi's St. Patrick's Day Cheeses Are Booze-Infused

ALDI'S ST. PATRICK'S DAY CHEESES ARE BOOZE-INFUSED

As Starbucks selfies , glittering green convenience store sections, and bars gearing up for ignorantly-named Jameson - Baileys - Guinness...

 
 
 
Warning For Small Dog Owners After Bird Of Prey Attacks Pup

WARNING FOR SMALL DOG OWNERS AFTER BIRD OF PREY ATTACKS PUP

A small-dog owner is warning others after her tiny Yorkie experienced a scary close-call with a large bird last week. It may seem like...

Teen Fights Off Massive Bird That Snatched Yorkie From Yard

TEEN FIGHTS OFF MASSIVE BIRD THAT SNATCHED YORKIE FROM YARD

"Get off my dog! Get off my dog!" yelled Cecilia Celis after the bird of prey grabbed her 2-pound pet.

 
 
 
Hat-trick for Audi: Lucas di Grassi wins in Mexico

HAT-TRICK FOR AUDI: LUCAS DI GRASSI WINS IN MEXICO

Third straight win for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team in Mexico City Audi e-tron FE05 is the most efficient car Strong race for...

Fairy Pitta in Australia-a sad story

FAIRY PITTA IN AUSTRALIA-A SAD STORY

On the evening of the 7th of February we received a call from George Swann to let us know that Bruce Greatwich had seen a post on a...

 
 
 
From the Niagara Frontier: A Book Review of “Birder's Break”

FROM THE NIAGARA FRONTIER: A BOOK REVIEW OF “BIRDER'S BREAK”

It is vexing to see three crows, common as dirt, chasing a red-tailed hawk out of the tree in which he had been placidly sitting, doing...

Barbets of Costa Rica- Clowns of the Cloud Forest

BARBETS OF COSTA RICA- CLOWNS OF THE CLOUD FOREST

Barbets are odd, chunky birds with large beaks. There's so much more that can be said about this group of birds but that's the first...

 
 
 
All-Star Game: Les 12 meilleurs moments des concours

ALL-STAR GAME: LES 12 MEILLEURS MOMENTS DES CONCOURS

Place aux concours du All-Star Game. L'occasion de se rappeler des meilleurs moments dan l'histoire du Slam Dunk Contest et du concours...

We adopted our Julius

WE ADOPTED OUR JULIUS

We adopted our Julius in late November and he is the sweetest and most playful kitten we have enjoyed in a while. He was a 1.5 pound...

 
 
 
“The Center of the Universe”: Fremont Brewing: Universale Pale Ale

“THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE”: FREMONT BREWING: UNIVERSALE PALE ALE

In upstate New York (where I call I home and do most of my birding), Great Blue Herons serve as both augurs of spring and emblems of...

An Indigenous Community Is Drawn Into The Drug Trade In 'Birds Of Passage'

AN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY IS DRAWN INTO THE DRUG TRADE IN 'BIRDS OF PASSAGE'

An epic new film by Colombian director Ciro Guerra taps into the family versus business tension captured in great American mob sagas...

 
 
 
How to bird by kayak

HOW TO BIRD BY KAYAK

I started to bird from a kayak. Paddling around the Veliko Ratno Island Reserve in almost downtown Belgrade was such a liberating experience...

Half Female Half Male Cardinal

HALF FEMALE HALF MALE CARDINAL

Cardinal gynandromorph There is a Northern Cardinal visiting a backyard feeder in Erie, Pennsylvania that looks like a male on its...

 
 
 
The 30 Best Tequilas for Every Budget

THE 30 BEST TEQUILAS FOR EVERY BUDGET

According to the Distilled Spirits Council, Americans purchased 17.2 million 9-liter cases of tequila in 2017, and exports from Mexico...

The ABA's 50th Anniversary and Information: From Scarce to Abundant

THE ABA'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY AND INFORMATION: FROM SCARCE TO ABUNDANT

The American Birding Association celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year and one aspect of its celebration was a reprint of the...

 
 
 
A Pair of Two-Story-Tall Pigeons Make a Home in Delhi During This Year's Lodhi Art Festival

A PAIR OF TWO-STORY-TALL PIGEONS MAKE A HOME IN DELHI DURING THIS YEAR'S LODHI ART FESTIVAL

All images by Pranav Gohil, via Street Art News Artist Adele Renault creates large-scale paintings of pigeons, highlighting the spectacular...

Damien Jurado - “South”

DAMIEN JURADO - “SOUTH”

Damien Jurado has announced a new album, In The Shape Of A Storm, which comes on the heels of last year's The Horizon Just Laughed....

 
 
 
The Scariest Netflix Originals To Stream Right Now

THE SCARIEST NETFLIX ORIGINALS TO STREAM RIGHT NOW

Watching TV is one of the best things we have in modern-day living, but having to sort through shows to find something that's worth...

Twitching a Pacific Loon in Oyster Bay

TWITCHING A PACIFIC LOON IN OYSTER BAY

When a Pacific Loon was found last weekend in Nassau County, by the marina in Oyster Bay, I was indifferent. After all, I saw one in...