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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...

9 Rieslings for People Who Think They Hate Riesling

9 RIESLINGS FOR PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY HATE RIESLING

Whether you think of Riesling as overly sweet or aggressively acidic, the German-born white wine has a lot of misconceptions to overcome....

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of April 2019?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS SECOND WEEKEND OF APRIL 2019?

Mid-April marks a critical juncture in progression of seasons. While the Northern Hemisphere hasn't progressed even a third of the...

Collective Arts Brewing: Stranger Than Fiction

COLLECTIVE ARTS BREWING: STRANGER THAN FICTION

Just a quick review today. Spring migration in upstate New York has been picking up this week and I've been doing more birding than...

 
 
 
Eagle Street Soul

EAGLE STREET SOUL

In Asheville, North Carolina, Benne on Eagle dishes out soul food's next chapter Sankofa means go back and get it. Symbolized by a...

Where to watch shorebirds around Belgrade, Serbia

WHERE TO WATCH SHOREBIRDS AROUND BELGRADE, SERBIA

Shorebirds must be an acquired birding taste. No one starts birding dreaming of drab-coloured, unobtrusive and, far on a mud-bar, largely...

 
 
 
Why So Many Birds?

WHY SO MANY BIRDS?

Kakapo or Owl Parrot There are about 10,000 species of birds extant in the world today, but over 200 million years or so there were...

7 of the Best American Amaro Brands You Can Buy Right Now

7 OF THE BEST AMERICAN AMARO BRANDS YOU CAN BUY RIGHT NOW

Amaro , the herbal digestif whose name translates to “bitter” in Italian, historically hails from Europe, where it is a key ingredient...