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Living Bird Magazine

Autumn 2011

Return to Durango

by Tim Gallagher

More than half a century after an amateur ornithologist from Pennsylvania shot the only film footage ever taken of a living Imperial Woodpecker, a Cornell team revisits the site in the mountains of northwestern Mexico

Not At Home

by Peter Cashwell

Steve Kress and the puffins of Eastern Egg Rock

Flying Field

Always Leave 'em Laughing

by Mel White

Trying to get (and hold) the attention of beginning birders

In the Field

Information Seekers

by Jack Connor

What do Black Vultures gain from roosting?

The Catbird Seat

Whence Came Bird Walks?

by Pete Dunne

How did this arcane activity get started?