The Lord God Bird: The Enduring Quest for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Montana Premiere

The 2005 report that the supposedly extinct ivory-billed woodpecker had been discovered deep in the swamps of Arkansas made front-page news around the world. There ports, however, told only part of the story. While for the majority of Americans this came as an unexpected piece of rare good news, to the inner circle of bird enthusiasts this was the latest installment in a very old, indeed legendary tale of hope and survival.