How do you say pileated? Learn the origins of the word and the different pronunciations that are most and least common.
Is the hard S or soft SH correct to pronounce species? Learn which is best and why, including why it matters to birders.
It’s one of the strangest bird names with tricky syllables and letter combinations – learn how to correctly say anhinga!
How should bird names really be capitalized? The answer can be as simple or as complicated as you make it, but learn why it really doesn’t matter at all.
How do you pronounce the name grosbeak? There are nine different possibilities, but careful analysis can lead you to the most preferred option – not that the birds mind any of them!
Did you know there are six different ways to pronounce “roseate”? Learn which ones are supposedly correct and proper, and why it doesn’t necessarily matter in the end.