Talkin’ Birds Senior Producer Debbie Blicher spent a week at Hog Island Audubon Camp exploring different kinds of bird science. Here’s what it sounded like and how you can go, too.
Saving the Monarch Butterfly and a mysterious singer from Michigan.
A tiny Troglodyte with a super-size song and chew-proofing your bird houses.
The Kingfisher's ancient Greece connection and our latest Bird Song Comparo.
The world's most amazing bird songs and a warbler with a tubular tongue.
A Talkin' Birds Exclusive: The Kentucky Birdy. And Don Kroodsma helps us hear bird song the way birds hear it.
One bird, 3,000 songs and the amazing journeys of three small shorebirds.
We'll learn about 20th anniversaries for a famous fishing ground and a popular birders' gathering; and we'll meet a bird that's a wonderful dancer, but a rotten singer.
We learn that Snowy Owls have wandered much farther south than we could have ever imagined. And our man in Minnesota, Al Batt, talks about mid-winter bird song and much more.
University of Wisconsin avian biology professor Mark Berres tells us about his new birdsong ID software. Plus, we stump our callers in the Mystery Bird contest; and Mike O'Connor answers an unusual listener question.
We'll learn how to do a perfect bird imitation—by banging two rocks together. Also, Mike O'Connor helps a listener with a nest problem, and we almost stump our callers in our Mystery Bird Contest.
We hear a bird whose song has been described as that of a Robin's...as performed by an opera singer; we learn the easiest way to identify a Fish Crow; and we present a Mystery Bird that thrives on mistletoe.
We present a Mystery Bird that says its name, and we find our Featured Feathered Friend way down in South Texas.
We learn about a sea mouse and an evening singer, and get some tips on keeping your tabby away from your troglodytes.
We "return to those thrilling days of yesteryear," hear a most unusual-sounding bird, and try to solve a mystery about some nocturnal woodpeckers.
We find out why our beautiful Mystery Bird doesn't sing; we learn about a bird that's not as big as it looks; and Mike O'Connor offers some tips on caring for your...dead trees.
We learn some of the secrets that have helped Don Kroodsma become the world's leading authority on birdsongs.