Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen helps identify a bird recorded by a listener in North Carolina. And we meet the bird that gave Alabama its nickname.
We find our Featured Feathered Friend over the bounding Maine; Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen and John Galluzzo talk about the State of the Birds; and Mike O'Connor helps us figure out if we're overfeeding our bluebirds.
The classic, if crazy, recording by The Trashmen introduces our special guest today—birding guru and author Wayne Petersen. Also on this show, we meet our Featured Feathered Friend in a 1960s coffee house, find our Mystery Bird somewhere down south, and find out whether cat food is good for your cardinals.
Send us an email for a chance to win a Droll Yankees feeder in our Mystery Bird contest. Guests on today's show, from the River Valley Co-op in western Mass., include Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen.
Wayne Petersen talks about the Important Bird Areas program and bird-friendly coffee. And Mike answers the provocative question, "Why can't we get British women to twitch?"
Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen tells us about a new program that will turn off the lights in Boston skyscrapers to reduce energy use...and save migrating birds. And we stump our listeners in today's Mystery Bird Contest.
Ornithologist Wayne Petersen talks about the Important Bird Areas Program and we've got some tips on how to identify birds in the field.
Another possible challenge to the Ivory-billed Woodpecker discovery; ornithologist Wayne Petersen answers the question: What's so important about the Important Birds Areas program?; and some tips about building birdhouses.