The bird that inspired a birding legend; saving birds from building crashes; the world’s first bird-friendly sports arena; and the clever Corvus corax — all on our latest show (#700!)
The woodpecker that likes its trees crispy—and can birds cope with a warming Arctic?
Our guest: Big Year Champ Neil Hayward and a woodpecker who's not big on drumming.
A Virginia listener translates from German to identify our Mystery Bird; we feature a tern that doesn't dive for fish; and Mike O'Connor helps a listener who's "wonderin' where the woodies are."
Our Halloween show features a visit from the "bird of doom." We also chat live with the Prince of Plum Island and with our correspondent in the Caribbean. And Mike O'Connor offers some practical solutions to your woodpecker problems.
We hear about wrestling Mockingbirds, the wonders of Block Island, and the only "true migrant" Eastern woodpecker.
We "return to those thrilling days of yesteryear," hear a most unusual-sounding bird, and try to solve a mystery about some nocturnal woodpeckers.