On our latest show: Another giant bird discovered in New Zealand; a bittersweet honey bee day; Mike O’Connor explains why hummingbirds are frequenting barbecue grills, and guest Danielle Vosburgh explains the deadly consequences of releasing helium-filled balloons.
On our latest show: Squawkzilla in New Zealand; birds vs. birds in New Jersey; and Birds on Broadway in New York.
On our latest show: Drones that fly like birds…or bats…or bugs; helping Monarchs migrate; and the tropical bird that wanders to Canada.
On our latest show: Good news about Piping Plovers from Boston and Chicago; bad news about seabirds eating plastic; birds communicating egg-to-egg; and Mike explains why birds put food in birdbaths.
On our latest show: More good California Condor news; another bird gets some international TV coverage; Bald Eagles raising a Red-tailed Hawk; and how birds cope with the heat.
On our latest show: We meet the “Meadow Chicken”; Our Freya McGregor talks about birds of Australia — and how to speak Australian; and Mike offers some good advice about bird seed.
On our latest show: Some good news about California Condors and Massachusetts Piping Plovers; the remarkable Common Poorwill; and 3rd graders learn to love birdwatching.
On our latest show: The incredible swallow-tail; birds and fireworks; encouraging words from Bill Nye the Science Guy; and Hummingbird Festivals across America.
On our latest show: We meet a bird with connections to religion….and spying. Plus, the amazing Dr. Bruce Beehler recounts his trip following the Hudsonian Godwit, and talks about his newest book, Natural Encounters: Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons. Plus, Mike offers some insight about identifying newly fledged birds.
On our latest show: Feathers may be older than we think — a lot older; good news and bad news about ocean plastic; a conservation salute to Canada; and we meet the beautiful Bombycilla cedrorum.
On our latest show: We learn about Oregon woodpeckers; ocean warming’s disastrous impact on seabirds; and the remarkable Ruby-crowned Kinglet.
On our latest show: saving the “Little Devils” of the Caribbean; parrots taking over the U.S.; the “Quick, Three Beers” bird; and advice about baby bird strandings from the Birdwatcher’s General Store’s Mike O’Connor.
Our latest show comes from the L.L.Bean/Maine Audubon Birding Festival in Freeport, Maine. Our special guests are comic artist Rosemary Mosco and Maine Audubon’s Nick Lund. Plus, we meet the Boat-tailed Grackle, and Mike changes his mind about millet.
On our latest show: Shearwaters tell the tale of ocean environmental health; Everglades birds make a comeback; the Great Black Hawk is memorialized in bronze; and Mike offers tips on attracting and feeding orioles.
On our latest show: the birds from Game of Thrones; the dawn chorus; and the unveiling of our Second Annual Make Your Own Swag contest.
On our latest show: why we love (and hate) gulls; help for high-frequency sound challenged birders; and birding festivals all across the USA here in the month of May.
On our latest show: We meet the “flying checkerboard”; we get a birding report from New York’s Central Park; and we learn why Quantum Entanglement may help migrating birds find their way.
On our latest show: meeting the Ruddy Turnstone; keeping cats from birdhouses; and learning how migrating birds find time to sleep.
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.