Teaser Tuesday: Grail Bird

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.

Here’s mine:

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

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5 responses to “Teaser Tuesday: Grail Bird

  1. Hmm…very interesting teaser clip. I love the “it just makes it look weird”, made me laugh as I was getting ready this morning…Is this a non-fiction I assume?

  2. kaye

    That does sound weird. My teaser is here

  3. Interesting teaser. I’ve never heard of the ivory-billed woodpecker, but the fact that it’s thought to be extinct could have something to do with that!

    Here’s my Teaser.

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