• Media Ornithology

    20 days ago - By Ornithology

    A while back I wrote a blog about ornithophobia and then I saw a TV episode of Big Bang Theory with Sheldon being afflicted by this fear. A “blue jay” was hanging out on Sheldon's apartment windowsill, making Sheldon anxious. The bird, however, which eventually flew into their Pasadena apartment, was a Black-throated Magpie-Jay, a bird found only in Mexico. The Big Bang Theory prides itself on getting people interested in science through Physics, which is portrayed very accurately I think, so you would think they could identify the bird correctly. Well, this is TV, and you can't have a...
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