On our latest show: homing hummingbirds, House Finch help, and Whitman sings Whip-poor-will.
On today’s show: Hope for Whooping Cranes; Woodpeckers vs. Hummingbirds; and the boisterous “Bullbat.”
On our latest show: Hummingbirds, Hawk Owls, Longspurs, and winter wisdom from Thoreau.
This week, we'll learn the easiest way to ID a Fish Crow and we'll learn amazing things about hummingbirds.
It's summer again! And is this a giant hummingbird!?
Birds, bees, and butterflies and the world's biggest hummingbird?
Bright lights and Barn Swallows—and do hummingbirds get hangovers?
How hummingbirds may change the world. And why are Rusty Blackbirds disappearing?
We present some "not about birds" topics, some fascinating info about early-arriving hummingbirds, and an irridescent beauty from the Gulf Coast.
A summer Hummer bummer, and we test out a couple of iPhone accessories.
We feature a bird that lets you know when it's tea time; we present a deceptively easy Mystery Bird contest; and Mike O'Connor talks about unexpected visitors to a listener's hummingbird feeder.
An update on Hummingbird spring migration; a feature on the "butterbird"; and a Let's Ask Mike segment we call "Steeling Your Birdhouse to Squelch Your Squirrels."
We get a little help from Foghorn Leghorn in our Featured Feathered Friend segment; we get a live pelagic trip report from expert birder David Clapp; and Mike O'Connor commiserates with a listener who's hankering for hummingbirds.
We get an update on northbound Hummingbirds; we learn about one of the world's most graceful fliers; and we pay tribute to a great conservationist.
We get an exciting radar report on migrating birds; we hear about the early arrival of hummers in the northeast; and we feature a bird that would rather be heard than seen.
David Clapp joins us for some hummingbird talk; Mike O'Connor offers advice for a concerned backyard birder; and "Daddy Longlegs" is today's Mystery Bird.
No ducks please, we’re British! And Mike O'Connor explains how hummingbirds can survive cold weather.
We catch the East Coast excitement about a Southwest hummer; we also learn some fun facts about the Ruby-throat; and we even get some advice about pigeons.
We hear about a southwestern hummer that's causing a stir in Massachusetts; we learn about a bird that rubs its feathers with mothballs; and we try to answer a question about a dove that just refuses to go home.
Ornithologist Marshall Iliff talks about western hummingbirds wintering in New England; and he explains why the Red Crossbill may soon be "split" into several species.