The Outrageousness of Australian Cockatoos
An encounter with Australia’s most interesting bird Read on, dear reader.
“In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.” – Baba Dioum
Egrets: big white birds and little white lies
Meet these magnificent, graceful survivors.
Violet-green swallows: an encounter with a sweet little bird
A gentle bird of incomparable beauty.
Coots: Five Great Reasons to Love This Bird
Meet the Rodney Dangerfield of birds.
Pintails, potholes, and people
A mediation on water and the beauty of birds.
Snowy Owls: Searching for Ookpik
A frozen prairie encounter with the ghosts of winter.
Meet Weary Willie, the Golden-crowned Sparrow
A tribute to a pretty sparrow with a melancholy song.
Why are chickadees so tame?
It’s all about brains, hunger, and chickadee politics.