A male ivory-billed woodpecker leaving the nest as the female returns. Photo taken in Singer Tract, Louisiana, April 1935, by Arthur A. Allen. Courtesy of Wikimedia.

Commentary: The Ivory-bill, Found

A team of ornithologists organized by Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology has rediscovered at least one male ivory-billed woodpecker, alive and well and living in Arkansas. The news, which broke April 28, 2005, has turned the birding world upside down, and my heart inside out. I have been enchanted by ivory-billed woodpeckers since I was very […]

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