On our latest show: Peanuts, Palm Oil, Purple Sandpipers, and Comfort Squirrels.
On our latest show: A live report from Pennsylvania’s (foggy) Hawk Mountain; help with marauding Wild Turkeys; inebriated songbirds; and the beautiful but troublesome Cygnus olor.
On our latest show: A bird that flies without landing…for 10 months! Plus, the bluest blue bunting, and Conservation Salutes to a politician and a big corporation. (!)
On our latest show, direct from the American Birding Expo in Pennsylvania, we welcome Cape May Bird Observatory Director David LaPuma. Plus, we meet the bird with the golden slippers, and we get a first report on winter finches coming down to the Lower 48.
On our latest show: Good news about Piping Plovers; good ideas for our environment; and Mike risks legal action by creating his own Mystery Bird Contest.
On our latest show: We learn about birds of prey and bee pollinators direct from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Raptor Weekend in Bristol, R.I. Plus, a bird from down under vocalizes LIVE and serves as today’s Mystery Bird.
On our latest show: the delicate but fierce American Avocet; why meadowlarks look like an unrelated African bird; the Pope declares the ocean plastic trash problem an “emergency”; and where are all the male hummingbirds?
On our latest show: birds and bees threatened by a pesticide ban reversal; western governors try to save the Greater Sage-Grouse; and a big South Carolina university says no to balloon releases.
On our latest show: We meet the scary bird with the skinny legs; we welcome superstar birders Wayne Petersen and Paul Baicich; and we announce some upcoming road trips to exciting bird festivals.
On our latest show: How birds keep cool; bad news for some Least Terns; good news about a bird that nearly went extinct; and rare birds visit northern New England.
On our latest Talkin’ Birds show: Oystercatcher or OysterFETCHER? Saving birds from crashing into your windows; and The Birdist offers advice to new parents who are also birders.
On our latest show: Richard Nixon as environmentalist; bipartisan efforts for conservation; and a Mystery Bird that walks on water.
On our latest show: Solar power for shorebird sleuthing; a speed slowdown for swallows; and good news from the Galápagos.
On our latest show: How baby birds avoid sunburn; why crows attack ravens; and a Prince works to help save the planet.
On our latest show: Great Crested Flycatchers disturb the peace in Mike O’Connor’s Cape Cod backyard; a standoff between a Blues Festival and a Killdeer is resolved in Ottawa; and British Columbia leads the way in attracting young birders.
On our latest show: Superstar birders Wayne Petersen and Paul Baicich offer highlights of the last Birding Community E-Bulletin; Mike O’Connor talks about America’s National Bird, and maybe a new one for Canada; we meet Fulmarus glacialis — the Northern Fulmar -- and we talk about one of conservation’s best ideas: the Duck Stamp.
On our latest show: “Today was the greatest birding day of my life.” We talk to the man who said that, and hear the story about his amazing day. Plus, Mike O’Connor regales us with tales of backyard bird nesting. And, we’ll meet the bird that looks like a sparrow dipped in raspberry juice.
On our latest show: a college in Maine saves migrating birds; Mike O'Connor welcomes Great Crested Flycatchers to his backyard; and how study of bird songs may help with human speech problems.
On today’s show: More amazing warbler sightings in Québec; meeting the “Unicorn Puffin"; Mike is kept awake by wailing loons; and some bits of good news about the Ocean Plastic Crisis.
On our latest show: The biggest warbler count of all time? A warbler that eats wax. And quiet feeders in the “June Swoon.”