Tweety Birds

  California changed the name of its Department of Fish and Game to the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Some hunters and sports store owners were opposed to this, because they fear that the Humane Society will have influence and that the department will care more about “tweety birds.” Well, I think…

First, Do No Harm

Birds, songbirds as well as all others, have a tough time surviving. See my latest book, Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs for fascinating details. Science can help save many birds but it's hard to protect them against the idiotic behavior of some of our human species. I read in the…

Bird Walks for Everybody

I have led hundreds of bird walks. It’s rewarding to me to tell people about birds, how to identify them and some interesting life stories about them. It’s a real pleasure to see kids get a kick out of identifying birds because it gives me hope that they might become…