Featured Bird: Colasisi

This article first came out in the June 2013 issue of Animal Scene magazine. The article explores how the pet trade affects wild bird populations. — The Colasisi by Sylvia Ramos First off, this is NOT an article about a mistress or a kept woman! This is an article about the Colasisi (Loriculus philippensis), a…

Birding 101: What Is Birding?

HOw do you explain birding to non-birder friends and family? How do you make them realize that its fun, fulfilling, challenging, exciting, and more?¬† This is an attempt to explain the strange appeal of birding. This article¬† first came out in the October 2013 issue of Animal Scene magazine.— — A Strange Species Called Birder…