Category Archives: Naturalists

Naturalist-Writers: Vern Laux on Cape Cod Shorebirds

I discovered Vern Laux last spring when one of his weekly bird reports from Cape Cod showed up in my bird migration news alert. He is a naturalist and writer as well as a broadcaster at WCAI-FM on the Cape. Not only can you read his elegant, informative prose – you can hear him read it, too. I try to listen to him on WCAI’s live stream every Wednesday morning about 8:45 EST. It’s also available as full text or audio on demand. To my ear, it’s the best bird feature I have heard on public radio. Continue reading

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Naturalist-Writers: Stephen Moss on the Great Skua

Stephen Moss is a naturalist, writer and broadcaster, based at the BBC Natural History Unit. He writes the monthly Birdwatch column for The Guardian. His July 19 column whets my imagination for seabirds and islands in the northern-most reaches of the British Isles. Continue reading

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