On our latest show: Cats, mining, and disappearing insects as threats to birds. Plus, we meet the beautiful White-throated Sparrow, and Mike answers a question about feeding bread to birds in the backyard and down at the duck pond.
The king of ducks and birds in music.
Ducks landing in a magnetic field, and a bird that lays self-cleaning eggs.
That's why they call 'em snipers. And why we should buy Duck Stamps.
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.
No ducks please, we’re British! And Mike O'Connor explains how hummingbirds can survive cold weather.