Oklahoma: One of My Comments on the Delisting and an Additional Recent Report

In light of a recent post on Facebook related to a sighting in Oklahoma and additional information provided to me privately, it seemed timely to post this on the blog. Further research may lead to some revisions and additional commentary. I’m grateful to Scott Roberson for his contributions to this piece. A related and in […]

Evidence: Project Coyote 2009-2018

Summary Evidence collected by Project Coyote in two parts of Louisiana from 2009-2018 should, on its own, suffice to justify maintaining the Ivory-billed Woodpecker’s current listing as an extant, endangered species in the United States. Others may differ, but I think the totality of the evidence does even more, making a compelling case that the […]

Bits ‘n’ Pieces Part 2: A 19th Century Report from . . . Nebraska? Updated – Turns Out to Be Pileated.

Update and correction: Since writing this post, I have sought additional information, and it appears that the record was due to a miscommunication (not an erroneous report or false claim). It turns out it was retracted as pertaining to Pileated Woodpecker a few years later (T. Labedz, pers. comm.). Pileated Woodpeckers were extirpated in Nebraska […]