As The Brooklyn Bird Bugle's Health and Safety Reporter, Marco covers everything from wildlife attacks to piles of broken glass. He started his career as a young bird in Grand Army Plaza, squawking at other birds to warn them about approaching cars. Since then he’s become our intrepid safety reporter, always putting himself on the front line for bird safety. Marco works everywhere, from Staten Island to the Bronx, but he’s a Brooklyn boid, through and through.
As the Food Reporter for The Brooklyn Bird Bugle, Alan’s taste in food is wide-ranging and he is always the first to know about the freshest crop of winterberries or the latest discarded bag of potato chips. Alan is also the proprietor of Bluefeather’s Gourmet Groceries which sells artisanal scraps and crumbs from local human businesses. Alan lives and works in the Southernmost Oak tree in the Vale of Cashmere in Prospect Park.
Captain Janice Longshank
Captain Janice Longshank writes the Fishing Report for The Brooklyn Bird Bugle. An expert fisher almost since she was a wee egret chick, Jan knows all the secret fishing spots throughout the NYC area. She lives on the banks of the Gowanus Canal (which she does NOT recommend for fishing).
Journalist Bill Quill is a dapper gull with a taste for history, science, and interesting factoids. On a lazy Saturday afternoon he can often be found eavesdropping on human conversations outside the Brooklyn Public Library. Bill lives on the east shore of Roosevelt Island.
The Grand Old Owl, Cornelia Greytuft