Nicholas Lund
Nicholas Lund

Nicholas Lund lives and birds in Washington, D.C., and writes for the Birdist. Follow him on Twitter.

Wild Things
May 29 2015 10:50 AMThis Snake Scientist Is the Best Biologist on Twitter
Wild Things
March 3 2015 8:02 AMThat Photo of a Weasel on a Flying Woodpecker Is Real. Here’s How The Photographer Got the Shot.
Wild Things
July 8 2014 12:54 PMSolar Power Plants Are Literally Roasting Birds In-Flight
Wild Things
Jan. 23 2014 3:29 PMWait, Where Do Birds Really Sleep?
Wild Things
Dec. 5 2013 2:01 PMOh, Amazon? Birds Are Going to Attack Those Delivery Drones.
Holidays
Nov. 21 2013 12:04 PMDid Benjamin Franklin Really Say the National Symbol Should Be the Turkey?You have got to see his original design.
Science
Sept. 5 2013 3:41 PMCrying Wolf. And Auk. And Tasmanian Tiger.Fake sightings of probably extinct species.
Wild Things
May 20 2015 10:31 AMThe Most Contentious Conservation Battle Is About These Dancing Chickens
Wild Things
Nov. 17 2014 1:40 PMIf Exotic Species Can Make it There, They’ll Make it Anywhere
Science
March 21 2014 9:15 AMWill a Movie About Birding Finally Get It Right?It shouldn’t be so hard to make a bald eagle sound like a bald eagle.
Wild Things
Dec. 17 2013 10:47 AMDon’t Shoot the Charismatic Megafauna! Why Snowy Owls Get All the Love.
Books
Dec. 3 2013 12:12 PMThe High-Tech Future of Staring at Birds in the WoodsThe arms race—wings race?—in bird-watching field guides.
Books
Sept. 6 2013 10:00 AMI’ll Tell You Why I Love BirdsAnd Their Fate Is Our Fate tells you why we should listen to them.
Science
May 17 2013 5:06 PMWhat the State Birds Should BeSeven cardinals but no hawks? Come on!
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Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 3 2015 3:48 PM The You Get a Trophy Just for Listening Bonus Segment The wimpiest sports podcast in America defends your right to get a participation trophy.