In Defense of Animals is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the increased illegal netting of Rock Pigeons in New York City. The birds are believed destined for a cruel end in canned hunts. For more information click here.
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.