Live from the Bird Watcher's General Store and another Birds and Beans coffee giveaway.
A 200-mph Mystery Bird and a bird-friendly coffee giveway.
We tackle two topics today: the birder/duck hunter conflict and the sun-grown/shade-grown coffee issue. Plus, why a common bird became a Shakespearean tragedy.
Scott Weidensaul explains why shade-grown coffee is essential for the survival of birds. Also, we hear a bird that sounds like a frog, and Mike O'Connor solves an Osprey mystery for a listener.
We offer free samples of bird-friendly Birds and Beans coffee; the big bad Black-back stars as our Featured Feathered Friend; and in our Let's Ask Mike segment we hear about the Cardinal vs. the Oldsmobile.
We try to solve the mystery of a Robin's egg found in February; we give away more Birds and Beans coffee; and we learn some interesting stuff about a misnamed bird.
We travel to ancient Troy to learn about a "beautiful swimmer"; our man Mike O'Connor answers a question about birds and salmonella; and you could win a two-pound bag of bird-friendly coffee in our email quiz.
We learn about a bird that looks like a Viking ship; Mike O'Connor answers a surprising listener question; and we give away six pounds of bird-friendly coffee!
Renowned field guide author and naturalist Kenn Kaufman joins us to provide some firsthand observations about the importance of bird-friendly coffee. Also today, we head way out west to learn about a bird from...way back east.
We welcome naturalist and author Scott Weidensaul, who explains the virtues of bird-friendly coffee. Also, Mike O'Connor discusses how ultraviolet light may prevent bird window crashes.
Award-winning author and naturalist Scott Weidensaul talks about the new "Birds & Beans" initiative. Also, the theme from Rawhide helps us re-introduce a Featured Feathered Friend, and Mike O'Connor tells a listener how gorging House Sparrows retain their slender shapes.