On our latest show: Good news about Piping Plovers from Boston and Chicago; bad news about seabirds eating plastic; birds communicating egg-to-egg; and Mike explains why birds put food in birdbaths.
The "old man" of the sea and the amazing Sparrow Halo story.
Winged pirates of the sea and smartphone birding ethics.
Fresh from being portrayed by Anjelica Huston in "The Big Year," seabird trip leader Debi Shearwater joins us live in studio. And we meet a bird that looks like an anvil.
Smithsonian Tours' David Clapp joins us as we talk about seabirds and mating owls. And we learn about the perfect gift for the birder on your list (if 10 million dollars fits your budget).
We feature a bird from the Rockies; we stump our listeners on a Mystery Bird from the Atlantic Ocean; and Mike O'Connor helps a listener from down south.