As one who has travelled widely around the world, I have in the course of my journeys discovered many places that I found beautiful, fascinating, relaxing, or pure and simply enjoyable; however of all the corners of the globe into which my adventures have taken me, none has lodged itself in my heart the way […]
Names are powerful things. In many human cultures, the selection of a name for a new baby is a matter of the utmost seriousness, reflective of a family’s, society’s, or religious group’s past as well as perhaps portentous of that child’s own future. So it is also that what particular groups of people, entire races […]
If anyone should know about the finer points of feeding wild birds, it should be Jim Carpenter. After all, as the founder, president & CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, the world’s largest and most successful nature shop franchise, he’s spent quite a few years thinking about the subject.
A printed field guide to bird vocalizations? It’s an interesting idea, to be sure. Indeed, at first glance I thought it was a bit… well, daft. However after spending a little more time looking through an advance copy…