T-Shirt Tuesday: Anthophile

The definition of anthophile is a person or thing that is attracted to flowers. It might also refer to an organism that feeds on flowers or their parts. That sounds like some birds that I know -- hummingbirds! Hummies love flower nectar so it makes sense to call these little jewels anthophiles.

Periodic Table of Birding Pillow

This elemental design features the entire periodic table rewritten with an ornithological touch. Each actual element is still represented by the traditional letter symbol, but the names of the "elements" all have to do with birds.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Dutch Artist Parrot Ringer Tee

This is an old-school illustration on a vintage-style ringer shirt. The image of Asian parrots is from a painting by Dutch bird artist J. G. Keulmans.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Bird I'd Like To Find

Can you believe it's been over 10 years since the Ivory-billed Woodpecker went from being "probably extinct" to "rediscovered"? The species made headlines back in April 2005 when experts from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology reported the discovery of at least one male Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the Big Woods of Arkansas. In the following years, expeditions were mounted and volunteers sought definitive proof... which was never produced. That doesn't mean that the Ivory-billed Woodpecker is still a Bird I'd Like to Find.