Cornell Lab's Charles Eldermire talks about the lab's amazing webcam views of Great Blue Herons and Red-Tailed Hawks. Plus, our new photo contest, and an amazing story from the Science Corner.
We talk to the Cornell Lab's Myoko Chu and see the Great Backyard Bird Count in real time. Plus, a visit to the Science Corner for the real story behind Hitchcock's "The Birds."
An update on the remarkable spread of the Eurasian Collared-Dove; bird essayist Al Batt joins us live from Minnesota; and we pay a visit to the Talkin' Birds Science Corner.
We learn about a slightly misnamed bird that "ain't really green." We also visit the Science Corner to hear about a dinosaur with ginger-colored feathers, and Mike O'Connor explains to a listener why wood isn't always good...for feeder birds.
Mike O'Connor gives advice to vacationing backyard birders, and for our Featured Feathered Friend we go up to the lab...to see what's on the slab!
An Indian legend tells how a certain duck came to have red eyes; Mike O'Connor opines about a crow/raptor standoff; and we learn about another bird/dinosaur connection in a visit to our Science Corner.
We're serenaded by Tiny Tim and Slim Whitman (!) as we learn about a bird that times its egg laying to the phases of the moon. And we pay a visit to the Talkin' Birds Science Corner.
Mike O'Connor talks about how and why to provide water for birds this winter, and in our Science Corner we get some good news about Whooping Cranes.
Our Mystery Bird, the Thunder-Pumper, almost proves to be a stumper! Plus new research on the use of tools by crows... in our Science Corner.
Our Featured Feathered Friend segment takes us to cattle country, a listener from Maryland tells us about his "Moses parting the sea" moment, and we hear about some exciting research in our Science Corner.
In the Science Corner, we'll learn why it is that the fatter birds get, the farther they can fly! And what's a snowy-bodied, yellow-lored, black-legged, mustard foot!?
Birding expert David Clapp has more on the mysteries of migration; and in the Science Corner, we hear that some birds may call their offspring by name!
Male Red-winged Blackbirds attract females with their bright red shoulder patches...or do they? We find out in today's Science Corner.