Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Basically, open the book you’re currently reading and share a couple of sentences from that page on your blog. Avoid spoilers of course.
To look at them, you would never know why this species was named the ivory-billed woodpecker. One mounted specimen in a museum case at LSU has had its bill painted with pearly white nail polish to make it more closely resemble a live ivory-bill, but it just looks weird.
p. 126 of The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker by Tim Gallagher