Mike O'Connor is the owner of Bird Watcher's General Store on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. His column, "Ask the Bird Folks," appears in the Cape Coddernewspaperand his writing has been included in Good Birders Don't Wear White and The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004. The author of Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches? and Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?, he lives in Orleans, Massachusetts, where, try as he may, he cannot entice even a single bluebird to come to his yard.
"Mike O'Connor knows birds--I mean, REALLY knows them. He can deliver the straight scoop with a hilarious twist that makes it unforgettable. Reading this book is almost as much fun as bird watching, and that's saying a lot!"--Kenn Kaufman, author of the Kaufman Field Guide to the Birds of North America