We welcome Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo, who recently completed a year of nature walks in all 351 Massachusetts cities and towns. Also, we present a "Let's Ask Mike" segment that we call "Birds as Polar Bears," and a listener from the great state of Ohio solves the mystery of the Specklebelly.
We find our Featured Feathered Friend over the bounding Maine; Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen and John Galluzzo talk about the State of the Birds; and Mike O'Connor helps us figure out if we're overfeeding our bluebirds.
Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo co-hosts and we talk about wintering catbirds, Snowy Owls, Harlequin Ducks, and King Eiders. And Mike O'Connor questions a listener's theory about February-nesting bluebirds.
We get a live Christmas Bird Count report Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo; we listen to an amazing recording of a gigantic robin roost; and we hear some hawk migration numbers that boggled our minds!
We learn about the bird that inspired the saying, "You look prettier than a pewee in a peckerwood tree." Our man John Galluzzo checks in live from Block Island, and we get a fearless fall finch forecast from Mike O'Connor.
Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo co-hosts and we get a live report from a lady named Krill out in Cape Cod Bay. Also today, Mike O'Connor answers two questions for a listener, and we hear about a bird with a prodigious appetite for conifer seeds.
Our man John "Gadabout" Galluzzo checks in from the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in New York. Also, a caller makes good use of her field guide in our Mystery Bird Contest, and Mike O'Connor helps—or at least sympathizes with—a listener whose robins are singing at 2 a.m.
Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo joins us as co-host; we learn some fascinating facts about the Wilson's Snipe; and we hear about what might be the start of a big winter finch invasion.
An Alaskan listener reports some cool sightings, John Galluzzo checks in from Nantucket, and Mike O'Connor has some advice for a bluebird lover.
We talk by phone with Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo in the middle of his bird walk, and former sanctuary director David Clapp pays us an entertaining visit in the studio.
Master birder Vern Laux joins us live from a Cape Cod thicket, and Mass Audubon's John Galluzzo reports on his Yellow Rail finding...and photos!
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.
Mass. Audobon's John Galluzzo talks about "birding by ear" and the Baltimore Oriole Project; and our Featured Feathered Friend is the Bonaparte's Gull.