Birdchick Podcast #57: Edible Birds & their Parts

Brits at a pub were apparently eat crow (of sorts).  A Rook Salad is now off the menu.  Here's a followup story on what exactly you are allowed to eat wild bird wise in the UK.  Man, I thought the Migratory Bird Treaty was hard to explain. Careful what swift saliva you're eating in birds nest soup.

Kellogg you're really making me not want to eat Froot Loops (and that's hard to do).  Kellogg goes after a non profit the Maya Archaeology Initiative an educational group in Guatemala for infringing on Toucan Sam.  Here are the 2 logos side by side.  Kellogg is being a jerk:

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Screen shot 2011-08-23 at 8.42.30 PM

Maya Archaeology Institute appears to be using a Toco Toucan (which isn't native to Guatemala) and I suspect Kellogg's Toucan Sam is unidentifiable but shows characteristics of Keel-billed Toucan and Blue Plate Mountain Toucan.

Help Cornell Lab's version of HAL called Merlin learn how people see color on birds when trying to id them.