Gather round, my friends, and hear the tale of “The Great Flamingo Uprising,” when the flamingos fought back against the horrible geese at the zoo. (Thanks, Mike!)
Daniel Mallory Ortberg has been inspired by “Untitled Goose Game” from House House. His goose monologue is excellent. “I am the horrible creeping bag of sound that is the most worst to you! I will use my beak to mischief you and I will press B. I wobble […]
Audobon has a piece about about bird-watching in Red Dead Redemption 2. “Birds change with habitat: Roseate Spoonbills and Great Egrets feed in the bayous of Saint Denis. Laughing Gulls and Red-footed Boobies roost along the coast, while eagles and condors soar over mountain peaks. Each of these […]
At Daily Grail, John Reppion writes about Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, English magic and the language of birds.
“This, then, is the story of Maxwell Knight—the man called M—and a cuckoo called Goo. Knight was a tall, patrician British intelligence officer in charge of MI5 departments dealing with counter-subversion on home ground. And yes, as ‘M’ he was the inspiration for James Bond’s controller.” Helen MacDonald […]