Movie Review: Ghost Bird

Birders and non-birders alike will enjoy this well-made, informative and entertaining documentary. Whether you followed the 2004 Ivory-billed Woodpecker rediscovery story closely or not, check out Ghost Bird. I give Ghost Bird 5 Goldfinches out of 5.

Ghost Bird is available for streaming via Amazon. My review is based on a theatrical screening.

American Birder

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

Movie Review: Kestrel's Eye

Back in October I had a look through Netflix's catalog of streaming titles, looking for bird-themed movies available on Instant Watch. After Rare Birds, I watched Mikael Kristersson's Kestrel's Eye, a documentary that follows a pair of Common Kestrels without any narration or commentary. Note:...

More Netflix Instant Watch for Birders

Netflix has been in the news a lot in the last couple of weeks, mostly because of the outrage they faced from customers after an announced price hike. We're still happy with Netflix, although we'll probably switch to streaming-only before the price hike deadline. Since my post Netflix...

Movie Review: Hoot

Wil Shriner's Hoot tells the story of three young environmental warriors who band together to save a colony of Burrowing Owls from the bulldozers of development in Florida. Hoot is based upon a young adult novel by Carl Hiassen. The story revolves around new kid in town Roy...