• Again About the Ivory-billed Wodpecker

    8 days ago - By Ornithology

    In the fall of 2021 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared the Ivory-billed Woodpecker extinct as there have been no reliable sightings of the bird since 1944. But individuals and groups have occasionally asserted that they have seen an individual or two deep down in the forests of Louisiana. The latest declaration is from a team of researchers who used cameras and drones over a period of three years to capture photos of the bird. The research has not been peer-reviewed, so I don't know what the ornithological community has to say about it yet.
    Although the photographic evidence is...
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