American Birder

Enjoy beautiful birds and lovely banjo work in this new short film by Daniel Roca.

2 Quick Notes to Birders Re: The Big Year

I saw The Big Year last night at a midnight screening in Orlando. I'll try to get my review up soon but my in-laws are visiting from Europe this week so it might be...

Ridiculous Birdwatching Viral Video: we like watching birds

Writing partners Brian David Gilbert and Karen Han, popular on social media, delighted and confused birders with this surreal video. What do you think?

Movie Review: Ghost Bird

Back in September, Scott Crocker's Ghost Bird played at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, and Arthur and I went down to see it. The movie was pretty limited in its theatrical run, so if you didn't get a chance to see it, you're in luck because...

Movie Review: The Big Year

I'll cut to the chase: I enjoyed this movie a lot, and I enjoyed it a lot more than I expected to. I laughed a lot! Like a lot of other birders, I was...