On our latest show: We meet the Lapland Longspur; we talk with Dr. Steve Kress about threats to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; and we hear a listener’s ideas about feeding peanuts to our backyard birds.
On our latest show: The Macaulay Library’s Matt Young tells us why there are more Red Crossbill species than we thought. Plus, Mike O’Connor offers some practical advice about bird baths, and we meet a bird that does something that none of its relatives ever does.
Our latest show originates from the famous and amazing Galápagos Islands, 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador.
Today's encore Talkin' Birds show is one of our favorites from this summer. Learn why some warblers won't go west; hear the duck dude that sounds like an Evinrude; and get a great solution to your House Sparrow problem.
On our latest show: Birds of Tanzania and the Galápagos; Birds surviving hurricanes; and Birding in Community Gardens.
On Our Latest Show: We meet the amazing Bar-tailed Godwit; Nick Lund reports on Birds of Australia; and Mike O’Connor explains your backyard birds' feeding behavior.
On our latest show: Seabirds Ashore; Learning to Identify Shorebirds; and the “Old Man of the Sea.”
On our latest show: Help for the American Kestrel (once called Sparrow Hawk); the modest shorebird with the flashy wings; and advice on keeping your backyard bird seed in good condition through the summer.
On our latest show: Internationally known ornithologist Dr. Dan Klem talks about his work to save birds from window crashes; we meet another misnamed warbler; and Mike says, Let them eat peanuts.
On our latest show: owls saving grapevines; tough news for Greater Sage Grouse and Whooping Cranes; and the amazing Oenanthe oenanthe.
On our latest show: How birds may find their way home by sound — infrasound, that is. Plus, more evidence that native plants offer more bugs for birds. And, Mike explains why you might want to offer safflower seeds to your backyard birds.
On our latest show: Why some warblers won't go west; the duck dude that sounds like an Evinrude; and a great solution to your House Sparrow problem.
On our latest show: the impressive, if scary, Black Vulture; birdwatching at the mall; and some good conservation news from California.
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.