• Best Bird of the Weekend

    10 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    July often means travel, which sometimes means tourist attractions, which occasionally means exotic or introduced bird species. Following me here? Encountering exotics raises all manner of questions in birders, the toughest of which rarely center on identification. We may know these birds well, but should we love them?
    The reason I ask is because my family and I visited the Bronx Zoo this weekend. Not only did I see all manner of international avifauna, but I enjoyed seeing them. Turacos, hornbills, and diverse ducks were far more interesting than the robins and catbirds scrounging around...
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