The Chimes

Nigel, the loneliest bird

Ashley Brimmage, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2018

The New York Times recently published a piece on the story of a seabird named Nigel who lived in New Zealand. In an attempt to get this species of bird to return to the island—which interestingly enough is called Mana Island—they built stone birds, painted their beaks to resemble that of the seabird and played their calls over loudspeakers. What they could not foresee was that Nigel would get quite attached to one of the stone seabirds in particular. BIRDS OF A FEATHER With Valentine’s Day just behind us, many students have been left with heads spinning—whether it be th...

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