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The first Pied Oystercatcher chicks of 2018

THE FIRST PIED OYSTERCATCHER CHICKS OF 2018

Two weeks ago I introduced you to two pairs of our Pied Oystercatchers that were early egg layers this year and this week the eggs...

Picky Cuckoo

PICKY CUCKOO

When a young bird has to compete with the rest of its nest-mates for food they cannot afford to turn up their bill at anything that...

 
 
 
Owl Attacks

OWL ATTACKS

I've heard stories about attacks on people by owls, but they are few and far between. They happen usually because someone got too close...

La Vieille Ferme: Rouge (2016)

LA VIEILLE FERME: ROUGE (2016)

I've been dragging my feet on wine reviews here at Booze and Birds for quite some time. Not that I haven't been searching: by now I...

 
 
 
Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of July 2018?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS SECOND WEEKEND OF JULY 2018?

Summer weekends often mean summer road trips, mixed blessings at best. Of course, we love to visit new places and enjoy cool breezes...

Remember pigeons?

REMEMBER PIGEONS?

Finished some pigeons for Mossrock Gallery. Any loves to hang these birds around the gallery.

 
 
 
Week 21: Our last week in Scotland

WEEK 21: OUR LAST WEEK IN SCOTLAND

It is Tuesday night, and I am sitting in a historic hotel, just a kilometer or so north of the Scotland/England border. It seemed a...

These are the most successful paid apps in the history of the Apple App Store

THESE ARE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PAID APPS IN THE HISTORY OF THE APPLE APP STORE

Mojang 10 years ago, Apple revealed the App Store, a curated marketplace that represented the one and only way for iPhone owners to...

 
 
 
Everglades Bird, Giclee Print on Canvas, Wildlife Painting

EVERGLADES BIRD, GICLEE PRINT ON CANVAS, WILDLIFE PAINTING

A Violent Ballet Unfolds in French Screamo Band Birds In Row's New Video

A VIOLENT BALLET UNFOLDS IN FRENCH SCREAMO BAND BIRDS IN ROW'S NEW VIDEO

Birds In Row's video for “I Don't Dance” depicts two performers putting on a three-minute display of graceful ballet moves intertwined...

 
 
 
EBirding National Wildlife Refuges

EBIRDING NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES

I am something of an aficionado of National Wildlife Refuges. On this site, I have attempted to list the top 25 NWRs for birding ,...

"SKITTLES" friendly blue Budgie

"SKITTLES" FRIENDLY BLUE BUDGIE

Available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services ! Skittles, male Budgie 155832 Mcas weblink (7/9 looks like he may now have...

 
 
 
Benefits of “Winter” Birding at Carara National Park, Costa Rica

BENEFITS OF “WINTER” BIRDING AT CARARA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA

These are the summer months of the northern hemisphere and yet this time of year in Costa Rica is known as the “invierno”, Spanish...

Birds of Prey May Feature Barbara Gordon - But Not Batgirl

BIRDS OF PREY MAY FEATURE BARBARA GORDON - BUT NOT BATGIRL

The latest rumors suggest that Batgirl won't actually appear in Cathy Yan's Birds of Prey movie - but that her alter-ego Barbara Gordon...

 
 
 

DOZENS OF DRUNK SEAGULLS FOUND ON ENGLAND BEACHES

While the situation has led to some humorous and viral social media content, it appears to also be raising concerns for animal welfare...

Carolina Parakeet

CAROLINA PARAKEET

The Carolina parakeet or Carolina conure was one of only two parrots native to the United States (the other being the thick-billed...

 
 
 
Why Jane Levy Thinks She Should Play Batgirl in Birds of

WHY JANE LEVY THINKS SHE SHOULD PLAY BATGIRL IN BIRDS OF

Why Jane Levy Thinks She Should Play Batgirl in Birds of Prey Birds of Prey is rumored to feature Batgirl and Evil Dead star Jane Levy...

Nicolas Winding Refn's Streaming Service Will Offer Cult Classics to Stream For Free

NICOLAS WINDING REFN'S STREAMING SERVICE WILL OFFER CULT CLASSICS TO STREAM FOR FREE

Everybody is launching their own streaming service these days. Apple, Disney, YouTube...and Nicolas Winding Refn. Yes, the director...

 
 
 
Jacky Winter

JACKY WINTER

In the open woodlands not far from Broome we regularly encounter Jacky Winters - Microeca fascinans pallida. Jacky Winters are widespread...

Insider's guide to Great Smoky Mountain birding - Cades Cove

INSIDER'S GUIDE TO GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN BIRDING - CADES COVE

Where to go birding without the crowds in our busiest national park . In the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, over a half million...