One bird, 3,000 songs and the amazing journeys of three small shorebirds.
Author, artist, and naturalist Julie Zickefoose joins us to talk about her wonderful new book, "The Bluebird Effect." And we meet the shorebird that nests in trees.
Videographers Shawn Carey and Alex Couter join us in the studio to report on their recent filming odyssey on the shores of Louisiana. Plus, Bank Swallows, a Mystery Bird, and putting some hot bats in your backyard lineup.
We present a secretive stalker as our Mystery Bird; Mike answers a question about swimming shorebirds; and we feature a hawk that seems to think it's a Turkey Vulture.
David Clapp talks about shorebirds heading south, and the shearwater spectacular; Mike O'Connor discusses the "robin with a sore throat;" and a listener identifies a hard-to-find Mystery Bird.
We hear some disturbing news about pesticide use south of the border; we learn about the only shorebird that uses leks; and Mike O'Connor helps a listener deal with messy visitors.
Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo joins us live in studio; we talk about raptors, finches, and shorebirds; and how to protect your feeder birds against cats.
Vern Laux shares observations about shorebirds, and John Galluzzo of Mass Audubon reports from the footsteps of Thoreau.