On our latest show: Mallards as predators; VIP Honeybees; and the bird whose very name says Summer (literally).
On our latest show: An amazing bird/music collaboration; grackles and birdbaths; and Happy Birthday Henry David Thoreau. Hear it here: Talkinbirds.com/archive
On our latest show: weed for your woodpeckers; in defense of the Blue Jay; and kids solving avian mysteries with Bird Sleuth.
On our latest Talkin’ Birds show: a 100 million-year-old flying hatchling; another of the Birdist’s Rules of Birding; and juvenile behavior in your backyard.
On our latest show: We talk with the author of an amazing new book called The Wonder of Birds. Plus, Mike reassures backyard birders that their missing visitors will soon return. And, we travel to Cape May, New Jersey in search of a bird that we probably won’t find there.
On our latest show: A live birding report from Nova Scotia; a maniacal-sounding woodpecker; and bottled water without the bottles.
Our latest show comes from the L.L.Bean/Maine Audubon Birding Festival in Freeport, Maine — featuring on-site guests from Maine, and Alberta, Canada; a Mystery Bird winner from South Dakota; and more hijinks with Mike O’Connor from Cape Cod.
On today’s show: Project Puffin creator Dr. Steve Kress is our guest. Plus, we meet another slightly misnamed bird, and Mike offers help with how (or whether) to rescue backyard baby birds.
On our latest show: The power of awe…triggered by a beautiful backyard visitor. Plus, the master of marine migration, and how your Golden Retriever can help bring birds to your backyard.
On today's show: Advice on attracting Baltimore Orioles; the spinning Phalarope; and a teacher who's created a high school ornithology course that's drawing big numbers of students!
On our latest show — direct from beautiful Wildlands Trust in Plymouth, Mass. — we learn what the birds are telling us about climate change. Plus, we meet the Tennessee Warbler, and get a western woodpeckers report from our Mike O’Connor.
Associate Producer Debbie Blicher interviewed Grand Canyon ranger Ron Brown (no relation to Ray!) when we visited there in September 2016. Here's Ranger Ron's perspective on Hawkwatch and what it's like to work at Grand Canyon National Park.
On our latest show: birds vs. wind turbines; hummingbird help; and, is the Teleocrater the earliest ancestor of birds? Hear it here:
On our latest show: homing hummingbirds, House Finch help, and Whitman sings Whip-poor-will.
On our latest show, we meet the bird that sparked a birding obsession that led to a world record. Plus, we meet the editor of the new book “Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White,” and we learn how to recognize the hawks visiting your backyard.
On our latest show: The King of the Eiders; a wonderful way to learn about birds; and how crows avoid contact with your car.
On our latest show: Localized advice for plantings that will attract birds to your backyard, courtesy of National Audubon’s Tod Winston. Plus: Our Mike O’Connor explains why your thistle seed isn’t working.
On our latest show: What makes American Goldfinches different; how climate change is affecting birds; and why scorpions fear the world’s smallest owl.
On our latest show: Wisdom the albatross hatches a chick -- at age 66; thousands gather "For The Birds"; and we meet a bird that's better seen than heard.