H. Jon Benjamin’s ‘Morning Bird Reports’ Have Brought Joy to Many in Dark Times

Photo: Courtesy of H. Jon Benjamin

It all began when H. Jon Benjamin spotted a pair of Northern Mockingbirds in the spring of 2020.

Benjamin is a prolific voice actor, writer, producer, comic, and musician, best known for his leading roles on the hit shows Bob’s Burgers and Archer. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the industry, usually low and gruff like an ostrich with a hangover, but also capable of some truly hilarious high notes, such as when one of his characters is panicked, in pain, or experiencing a food-related epiphany. Simply put, if

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Bird feeders being blamed for salmonella spread

A house finch eats a seed from a table in Genoa last summer.

Photo by Kurt Hildebrand.


Bird feeders have offered residents stuck at home due to the coronavirus an opportunity to commune with nature.

However, those feeders have also prompted warning from health and wildlife officials after finches have been found sick or dead from salmonellosis.

“Since December, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and wildlife rehabilitation centers have been inundated with calls from residents who are finding sick or dead finches at bird feeders,” according to a notice issued last week by Alpine County Health Officer

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Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird looks forward to final trip to the Olympics

The national women’s team has won gold in eight of the 10 games they’ve participated in, including the the last six straight Olympic games.

Sue Bird has been a leader of the US Women’s Basketball Team for the past four years at the Olympics. This summer, the point guard is looking for her fifth Olympic gold medal. 

The national women’s team has won gold in eight of the 10 games they’ve participated in, including the the last six straight Olympic games.

This summer in Tokyo will be Bird’s final Olympics. 

“Sue’s definitely a legend, she’s one of the GOATs of

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Larry Bird Could Have Traded for Ray Allen but Tyler Hansbrough Stood in the Way

Larry Bird was trying to explain how his former Boston Celtics teammate Danny Ainge offered Ray Allen in a trade to the Indiana Pacers late in Allen’s career. The Celtics were breaking up their latest version of their Big Three and Allen certainly could have been had. Bird was the president of basketball operations for the Pacers at the time, and Ainge made the offer to ship Allen to Indiana. Bird declined as Tyler Hansbrough stood in the way.

Larry Bird was part of an earlier aging Big Three in Boston

BOSTON, MA. – APRIL 17: Larry Bird watches the

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Bird Ride E-Scooters come to Pendleton with community discounts | News

PENDLETON, OR – The City of Pendleton is pleased to announce the arrival Bird Rides e-scooters.


The scooters are available through a mobile phone application and riders pay to use the scooter per minute, at no cost to the city.


The company will offer scooter rental to residents and visitors in order to provide a convenient mode of transportation, help reduce carbon emissions traffic congestion on roadways, and parking. The scooters provide a safe way to get around during the pandemic and offer residents without automobiles another transportation option.


The electric scooters can be used on roads and in bike

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Bird shows interest as city weighs rules

SHEBOYGAN – A new type of motorist may start cruising on Sheboygan roadways, as early as this May.

Bird Rides Inc. is interested in bringing its rentable electric scooters to Sheboygan, leading the city to draft rules for Bird or any other electric scooter company that may wish to operate in Sheboygan.

Electric scooters have become a common sight in major cities — left on sidewalks for users to rent using a phone app and then leave at their destination.

Bird, one of the world’s leading providers of rentable scooters, was founded by an Appleton native, and it recently got

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