Eastern Screech Owls nesting (probably) in Mike O’Connor’s backyard; ravens nesting (possibly) in the trees behind our studio; an audio post card from Australia (birds included); and how the way birds’ wings work may lead to improved airplane flight — all on our latest show.
On Our Latest Show: Will Maine ever have a State Bird? Plus, managing your nyjer seed; and a Conservation Salute to the Empire State.
On our latest show: Birding Superstar Laura Erickson on her Conservation Big Year; Mike O’Connor on keeping dogs away from birds; and a salute to a bird-friendly baseball team.
The incredible journey of the Blackpoll Warbler; the intriguing history of the Purple Martin; the phenomenon of Bird Punk; and international bird tour leader David Clapp as our in-studio guest — all on our latest show.
On our latest show: why birds don’t crash into each other; a new bird ID app that really works; a Conservation Salute to a big city mayor; and what plastic pollution is doing to the health of birds…and people.
On our latest show: we talk with the creator of the amazing Wall of Birds mural at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology; we meet the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker; and we learn about the 16-year old girl from the U.K. who has spotted 5,000 species of birds!
Our latest show comes direct from the Mass Audubon Birders Meeting at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts — with special guest Susan Edwards Richmond, author of numerous bird-themed poetry books and the soon-to-be-published children’s book, Bird Count.
On our latest show: A melanistic mockingbird; a piceous penguin; Sandhill Cranes on the move; and birding by electric bus.
On our latest show: We meet a migratory champion raptor; birding expert and life coach Jim McCoy explains birders’ motivations; and Mike O’Connor speaks up about the Mute Swan.
The Amur Falcons of Nagaland, bird-safe buildings, Monarch Butterflies, and the Great Horned Owl — all on our latest show.
On our latest show, The Birdist teaches us about the feisty wren family; Mike O’Connor weighs in on birds coping with cold weather; and we meet a bird that’s struggling to survive in a changing landscape.
On our latest show, storyteller Al Batt explains how he keeps warm in his Minnesota backyard (heading to 29 below today!); Mike O’Connor offers pros and cons about putting up roosting boxes for birds; and Debbie Blicher reports on a new camera that lets people see the way birds do.
On our latest show: Solving the mystery of the triple-hybrid warbler; singing the praises of the Common Grackle; and asking the question: is feeding birds really a good idea?
The return of the Pink-footed Goose, bad news for our National Parks, good news for some Piping Plovers, and a small bird with a really big bite — all on our latest show.
On our latest show: the great David Clapp joins us to talk about wintering finches and why they head south in varying numbers; we learn about the beautiful Red-throated Loon; Mike offers tips on attracting birds to newly placed bird feeders; and we air the first installment of “Stump the Guest.”
On our latest show: A beautiful redhead; another milestone for Wisdom the Albatross; good news for seabirds off Chile and New Zealand; and Mike suggests birding goals for 2019.
Last-minute gifts for your nature-loving friends; making your yard bird-friendly; and the gentle Zenaida macroura — all on our latest show.
Evening Grosbeaks good news and fascinating facts; the joys of window feeders; and “The chickadee of the duck world” — all on our latest show.
We meet the “Blue Canary,” we visit the Science Corner, and we hear some amazing stuff about swifts from Mike O’Connor as we revisit a favorite show from late September.
Talkin’ Birds Senior Producer Debbie Blicher spent a week at Hog Island Audubon Camp exploring different kinds of bird science. Here’s what it sounded like and how you can go, too.