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A little Mexican Woodpecker

A LITTLE MEXICAN WOODPECKER

Inhabiting the southwest portion of the US, and nearly all of Mexico, the diminutive Ladder-backed Woodpecker can be found is a relatively...

If someone calls you "bird brain" it may be a compliment: Researchers found that pigeons are better at multitasking than humans

IF SOMEONE CALLS YOU "BIRD BRAIN" IT MAY BE A COMPLIMENT: RESEARCHERS FOUND THAT PIGEONS ARE BETTER AT MULTITASKING THAN HUMANS

Although pigeons have the brain of a bird, ironically, they are not exactly “bird-brained.” A recent research discovers that pigeons...

 
 
 
Finally, Iron Maiden Have Partnered With Angry Birds

FINALLY, IRON MAIDEN HAVE PARTNERED WITH ANGRY BIRDS

We don't have a Venn diagram of Iron Maiden fans and people who are still passionate about Angry Birds games on hand. Nonetheless,...

Searching for the Puerto Rican Parrot

SEARCHING FOR THE PUERTO RICAN PARROT

Way back in January Mike and I made a quick trip to Puerto Rico with the hope of cleaning up on all of the endemic species on the island....

 
 
 
Corella Dam, Queensland

CORELLA DAM, QUEENSLAND

Lake Corella was formed in 1959 when the Clem Walton Dam was built to collect water for the mining town of Mary Kathleen and is now...

Tips for Birding Costa Rica in October, 2017

TIPS FOR BIRDING COSTA RICA IN OCTOBER, 2017

The tenth month of the year isn't one that is commonly associated with birding in Costa Rica but no matter, it should be. Those with...

 
 
 
Residents seek normalcy in California city hit hard by fire

RESIDENTS SEEK NORMALCY IN CALIFORNIA CITY HIT HARD BY FIRE

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - At Willie Bird's Restaurant near Santa Rosa's downtown, life goes on amid the haze.

Dawn in South Carolina

DAWN IN SOUTH CAROLINA

Near the turn of the 20th century, wealthy influencer Bernard Baruch bought coastal property in South Carolina. In just a few years...

 
 
 
Birding Without Borders: A Review

BIRDING WITHOUT BORDERS: A REVIEW

BIRDING WITHOUT BORDERS: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World. By Noah Strycker. Houghton Mifflin, 352 pp., $27....

The Fourth Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit

THE FOURTH ANNUAL QUEENS COUNTY BIRD CLUB BIG SIT

This past Saturday, 07 October, was the day for the Queens County Bird Club Big Sit, our fourth year of counting every species we could...

 
 
 
Butterflies are a Free Post

BUTTERFLIES ARE A FREE POST

Monarchs. They're practically honorary birds - beloved, much written about, rather visible and charismatic in their stripey larval...

Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of October 2017?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS SECOND WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 2017?

Once autumn starts creeping in, I can't help but think about what exotic birding location to visit when I invariably need to escape...

 
 
 
“The Birder's Guide to Africa” by Michael Mills

“THE BIRDER'S GUIDE TO AFRICA” BY MICHAEL MILLS

Starting in the mid-1990s, there was a “where to watch birds in...” series of five site guides written by Nigel Wheatley and covering...

A Wood Stork vists La Paz

A WOOD STORK VISTS LA PAZ

At one point this week, I was facing the biggest Dip of my birding life. I had committed the better part of five days, before work,...

 
 
 
Should Puerto Rico be Part of the ABA Area?

SHOULD PUERTO RICO BE PART OF THE ABA AREA?

Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently caused devastating damage to the U.S. territories in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...

Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver and More Join the Bird Box Cast

SARAH PAULSON, JACKI WEAVER AND MORE JOIN THE BIRD BOX CAST

Sarah Paulson, Jacki Weaver, Trevante Rhodes, Lil Rel Howery and Danielle MacDonald join Bird Box cast Sarah Paulson , Jacki Weaver...

 
 
 
Watch: A New Take on Sweet, Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

WATCH: A NEW TAKE ON SWEET, SPICY KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN

‘K-Town' visits New York's Ms. Yoo for a whole bird stuffed with glutinous rice Other than Korea itself, which has the ability to adapt...

Pinnacle won't say where it distributed recalled Birds Eye peas

PINNACLE WON'T SAY WHERE IT DISTRIBUTED RECALLED BIRDS EYE PEAS

Referred to as “a very limited quantity” of frozen peas by the producer, the recall of almost 25,000 cases of product from retailers...

 
 
 
How Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Director Feels About The Porgs And Whether They're Too Cute

HOW STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI'S DIRECTOR FEELS ABOUT THE PORGS AND WHETHER THEY'RE TOO CUTE

Ever since they first appeared in the promotional material, the furry, bird-like, porgs have been a significant topic of conversation...

Star Wars 8 Porgs Send Twitter Into a Screaming Frenzy

STAR WARS 8 PORGS SEND TWITTER INTO A SCREAMING FRENZY

Some fans absolutely love the new bird-like Porgs in The Last Jedi while others hate them more than anything every introduced in a...