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: Why do neotropical birds risk the hazards of northward migration? -- tropical bird expert John Kricher explains. Plus, we meet one of those neotropical migrants — the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, aka the “Little Mockingbird.” And make offers advice on where to place your nest boxes.
27-year-old Christian Hagenlocher saw 752 species of birds in his 2016 Big Year, and he tells us all about on today's show. Also today: details of our 2017 Talkin’ Birds Photo Contest, and “Bird Feeder Envy” with our man Mike O’Connor.
On today’s show: Marshmallows vs. Cranberries — the best Christmas bird treats. Plus, a live report from a Christmas Bird Count, and a bird with an astounding memory.