ONE MINUTE’S WORTH OF BEAK TO BEAK AERIAL ACTION! Watch a pair of Tree Swallows run a female Brown-headed Cowbird away from their nest. The action is so fast and furious that I put some of it in slo-mo.
On our recent trip to Costa Rica, I filmed this Bare-throated Tiger Heron. Gorgeous though he is, he can look like a cross-eyed Keith Richards. And the poor fella looks like someone shoved a funnel, narrow end first, into his throat.
This initial installment in a two part series explains the advantages of various feeders and of what you might choose to put in them. Crisp, close footage illustrates the information–and the occasional witticism keeps the narration from being dry.