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Fun with Fish Crows

FUN WITH FISH CROWS

Over the last couple of weeks Fish Crows have flooded back into New York City, early harbingers of spring, and those that stuck around...

First Phoebe of 2019

FIRST PHOEBE OF 2019

I saw my first migratory Eastern Phoebe of 2019 this morning at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Actually, I saw my first five phoebes...

 
 
 
Eastern Curlew in Australia

EASTERN CURLEW IN AUSTRALIA

Over recent decades there has been a sharp decline in the population of Eastern Curlew visiting Australia during their non-breeding...

Gobert shakes off illness to lead Jazz past Nets, 114-98

GOBERT SHAKES OFF ILLNESS TO LEAD JAZZ PAST NETS, 114-98

SALT LAKE CITY - A flu bug kept Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert from feeling at full strength before tipoff and caused him to vomit in...

 
 
 
10 Cool Birds from the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica

10 COOL BIRDS FROM THE CARIBBEAN LOWLANDS OF COSTA RICA

In Costa Rica, we have two coasts, a pair of shorelines that touch two oceans. To the west and south, we have the Pacific, go east...

Birds & Bees, Downtown LA's New Underground Cocktail Lounge

BIRDS & BEES, DOWNTOWN LA'S NEW UNDERGROUND COCKTAIL LOUNGE

Birds & Bees , the Downtown LA underground cocktail lounge, has officially launched a new series of cocktails. Bar Manager Jake Larowe...

 
 
 
Quick History of Avian Classification

QUICK HISTORY OF AVIAN CLASSIFICATION

We can go back all the way to Aristotle in 300 or so B.C. who classified about 125 different birds on the basis of their habitat. This...

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of March 2019?

WHERE ARE YOU BIRDING THIS THIRD WEEKEND OF MARCH 2019?

Most birders show reasonable to remarkable understanding of phenology. Our attunement to periodic plant and animal life cycle events...

 
 
 
Man arrested after coaxing pelican over to dock, jumping into water on top of bird, police say

MAN ARRESTED AFTER COAXING PELICAN OVER TO DOCK, JUMPING INTO WATER ON TOP OF BIRD, POLICE SAY

A Maryland man wanted in Florida on an animal cruelty charge was arrested Friday morning in Ocean City, Maryland, police said.

Netflix Removes Real-Life Disaster Footage From Bird Box

NETFLIX REMOVES REAL-LIFE DISASTER FOOTAGE FROM BIRD BOX

Netflix decides to remove controversial footage of a real-life disaster from its post-apocalyptic film Bird Box. Arriving late last...

 
 
 
Grifalco: Aglianico del Vulture “Gricos” (2016)

GRIFALCO: AGLIANICO DEL VULTURE “GRICOS” (2016)

The Gyrfalcon , the largest falcon in the world, is as sought after by falconers as it is by birders - and for many of the same reasons:...

The 20 best birds of Belgrade and where to find them

THE 20 BEST BIRDS OF BELGRADE AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Some five years ago I was involved in a project of ecotourism evaluation of the river Danube in Serbia, which included the city of...

 
 
 
California's Tricolored Blackbird is Running Out of Room

CALIFORNIA'S TRICOLORED BLACKBIRD IS RUNNING OUT OF ROOM

From the Spring 2019 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now . More From Living Bird Living Bird Spring 2019-Table of Contents...

The Dangers of Smoking Around Your Pets

THE DANGERS OF SMOKING AROUND YOUR PETS

The dangers of secondhand smoke are well documented in people - but have you ever stopped to think what it might be doing to your pets? The...

 
 
 
Roseate Hotels and Resorts showcases at ITB Berlin 2019 with new property

ROSEATE HOTELS AND RESORTS SHOWCASES AT ITB BERLIN 2019 WITH NEW PROPERTY

Roseate Hotels & Resorts, a global collection of novel stay experiences by Bird Hospitality presented its unparalleled range of hotel...

Bird Litigation: Is the Golden-cheeked Warbler Still Endangered?

BIRD LITIGATION: IS THE GOLDEN-CHEEKED WARBLER STILL ENDANGERED?

The striking Golden-cheeked Warbler nests only in the hills of central Texas near Austin but a substantial part of those breeding grounds...

 
 
 
World Health Organization tells countries to bolster flu control as another pandemic is 'inevitable'

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION TELLS COUNTRIES TO BOLSTER FLU CONTROL AS ANOTHER PANDEMIC IS 'INEVITABLE'

The WHO said the question is not 'if we have another pandemic, but when'. A global strategy will attempt to reduce the number of deaths.

Lent - Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) Christ in the Wilderness The Foxes Have Holes

LENT - STANLEY SPENCER (1891-1959) CHRIST IN THE WILDERNESS THE FOXES HAVE HOLES

Stanley Spencer, Christ in the Wilderness The Foxes Have Holes ‘ And Jesus saith unto him, the foxes have holes and the birds of the...

 
 
 
The Quail Whisperers

THE QUAIL WHISPERERS

A family-run South Carolina operation is putting the birds on some of the world's top tables Roughly 80,000 to 100,000 chicks hatch...

‘Good Lord Bird': Ethan Hawke Playing Abolitionist John Brown in Showtime Limited Series

‘GOOD LORD BIRD': ETHAN HAWKE PLAYING ABOLITIONIST JOHN BROWN IN SHOWTIME LIMITED SERIES

Having recently delivered the best performance of his career in First Reformed , Ethan Hawke is going to give TV a try. The actor will...