Did you know there are parrots in the Amazon speaking the dead languages of lost human tribes? Birds' feathers weigh more than their bones? Crows wait for red lights at intersections, place walnuts in front of car wheels, then collect the nuts after the cars crush the shells? You're in for a treat, I'm telling you.
For all you bird lovers out there, I'm passing along this link to the audio recording of a recent Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio:
Click here to listen and learn.
It's a fascinating interview with naturalist Sy Montgomery, author of Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur.
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