On our latest show: We talk about Bird of Prey — the new film about the endangered Philippine Eagle — with cinematographer Neil Rettig and expedition leader Laura Johnson. Plus, we learn more about how birds are affected by neonicotinoid insecticides, and we find out about the unusual nesting habitats of the Solitary Sandpiper.
Dr. Bruce Beehler joins us live from the north woods of Canada
Our 500th show—live from the Smithsonian in Washington, DC! And we meet a bird that uses a time-share.
Our Mystery Bird is a stake-driver. And the great Vern Laux talks fall migration.
We'll explain that "no such thing" comment as the great David Clapp joins us in studio to talk about migration marathons and mysteries.
We report on a new star-studded movie about birdwatchers (!); we get some good migratory bird news from the gulf; and we feature a bird that's as blue as the sky.
We come up with a high-tech solution to a listener's dilemma; we feature a migration superstar; and we tell a little story on David Sibley.
We hear about wrestling Mockingbirds, the wonders of Block Island, and the only "true migrant" Eastern woodpecker.
We learn about a spectacular diver, and a migration champion; and Mike O'Connor shatters a myth about... exploding birds.
Our Mystery Bird almost stumps our callers, Mike O'Connor answers a Mockingbird migration question, and we feature the bird that inspired the old Heckle and Jeckle TV cartoon.
Manomet scientist Trevor Lloyd-Evans opines on bird migration, population trends, and what he learned about bird flu from his recent trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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!
Former Massachusetts Audubon Sanctuary Director David Clapp talks about migration season; and our resident "professor" Doctor Rufus Towhee stumps Ray (as usual) with his Bird Word of the Day.