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Living Bird Magazine

Summer 2014

Laysan Albatrosses: Facing Into the Wind
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In This Issue

The View From Sapsucker Woods

Science and Art Meet at the Cornell Lab

by John Fitzpatrick

Three monumental art installations come to the Cornell Lab


Safe Summer Bird Feeding

An interview with the Cornell Lab's David Bonter


A Surprisingly Adaptable Songbird

by Gustave Axelson

Black-throated Blue Warblers' flexible breeding behavior in response to climate change

Birding Escapes

Homer, Alaska

by Bobby Harrison

Discover one of Alaska's best birding escapes

Book Reviews

Books for Birders

by Stephen J. Bodio

We review Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin and The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

A Naturalist's Notebook

A Zone-tailed Hawk Gets Its Prey

by John Schmitt

In art and prose, John Schmitt recounts a hawk's attempts to catch prey

Feature Articles

Facing Into the Wind

by Hugh Powell

The complicated fate of one of the world's most abundant albatrosses

A Phalarope Ballet

by Marie Read

Enjoying Mono Lake's summer spectacular

A Subantarctic Sojourn

by Tim Gallagher

With penguins and elephant seals on South Georgia Island


A Sense of History

by David S. Wilcove

How do we decide which species to save?

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