to submit your essay for the next BIRD: The Definitive Visual Guide Giveaway. Send us your original essay of at least 250 and no more than 750 words in praise of a single bird species and do it ASAP! The competition is hot so bring your A-game to this exercise in avian encomiums.

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.