What an Owl Knows with Jennifer Ackerman

June 15, 2023

Birders and bird enthusiasts are so fortunate that science writer Jennifer Ackerman so frequently turns her mind to birds. This year, she follows the critically acclaimed The Genius of Birds and The Bird Way with the new What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World’s Most Enigmatic BirdsOwls have amazed and mystified humans for as long as there have been humans, and new research undertaken by passionate individuals has revealed new insights into these alluring, nocturnal birds.

Also, the story of a tagged Ferruginous Hawk in Ontario, Michigan, and beyond has capitvated birders.

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