Welcome to the fifth edition of I and the Bird, the blog carnival for bird lovers.
As many of you know, last week the American Ornithologists’ Union held its conference for 2005 in
Without further ado, onto the birds!
(Shade-grown) Coffee and Doughnuts (7:45-8:00)
Birder Behavior (8:00-9:00)
YC Wee of the Bird Ecology Study Group in
Sightings of Individual Birds (9:15-10:45)
Birds and the End of Summer (11:00-12:00)
Tony G., from the eclectic milkriverblog, reflects on the end of summer and reports on some unusual bird observations in a multiple-day post, In Praise of Quiet-Not Quiet. (Note that the post is in reverse chronological order.)
Birds and their Nests (1:00-2:00)
Bird Rehabilitation and Species Recovery (2:00-2:30)
Backyard Birds (2:45-4:15)
Field Trip Reports (4:30-7:00)
Dinner will be at the Hawk and Dove on Capitol Hill.
Finally, there is an optional field trip on the following morning to
Thanks to all our contributors for sending in their posts. Putting this together has been great fun. The sixth I and the Bird will be hosted by the BirdChick on September 15. Make sure to send your submissions to
Listed at the TTLB übercarnival.