Was It a Cuckoo?

Photo: David Clode / Unsplash

“It’s a cuckoo! Stop the car, stop the car — back up to just before that big dead tree on the side of the road.”

There, at 6:15 on a bright June morning, winding our way along narrow roads among the hedgerows of central Italy, I saw a large bird, smaller than a crow but bigger than a robin (all the birding…

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Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

I write about birds, life, and politics twice a month. I’m CEO of a wonderful organization called @NewAmerica and a former professor of law and foreign policy.