The great suet mystery and the debut of Charlotte's Web-Log.
The elusive Porzana carolina. Plus Mike O'Connor live from Alaska, and Dr. Towhee, too.
The bird that sees more daylight than any other—and our bird feeding expert Mike O'Connor live from Denver.
We meet a bird with a balaclava; we feature America's biggest swallow; and Mike O'Connor muses on mealworms.
We hear the strange legend of a bird hatched from barnacles. Also: what's happening to our honeybees. And Mike O'Connor answers a most unusual question.
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.
Bird expert Phil Kyle regales us with bird call imitations; Mike O'Connor offers a listener some cold weather advice; and we learn the secret of the swan feather.
We check out the Snowy Owl explosion; we present a Let's Ask Mike segment entitled "Making homemade suet—just don't do it"; and we find out why Roman candles and roosting birds just don't mix.
Mike O'Connor explains why bird seed prices have gone up so much, and whether there's relief in sight. And we get an update on an amazing sexagenarian.
Field guide author Ted Floyd offers some intriguing ideas about identifying birds; we feature a bird that only Constitution signers could love; and Mike O'Connor answers a question from a big fan.
You'll have to move fast to catch our Mystery Bird; we call our Let's Ask Mike segment "That squirrel is big...and it has antlers"; and we feature the bird that sounds like an outboard motor.
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.
Sparrow expert Jim Sweeney joins us in studio; Mike O'Connor answers a listener's question about (bird)house cleaning; and we visit a coffeehouse to learn about our Featured Feathered Friend.
We learn about "winners" and "losers" in bird populations; Mike O'Connor helps a listener with a cowbird conundrum; and we offer a Mystery Bird that lives only in California.
We present an oddly-named Mystery Bird; we feature a bird that's the biggest of its kind; and Mike O'Connor helps an urban birdwatcher.
We feature a bird that lets you know when it's tea time; we present a deceptively easy Mystery Bird contest; and Mike O'Connor talks about unexpected visitors to a listener's hummingbird feeder.
We feature a bird that's both dull and flashy; Minnesota's Al Batt describes a spectacular rooftop event; and Mike O'Connor solves a listener's dilemma...with fishing line.
We'll learn how to do a perfect bird imitation—by banging two rocks together. Also, Mike O'Connor helps a listener with a nest problem, and we almost stump our callers in our Mystery Bird Contest.
Cat Stevens (and an unknown vocalist) introduce us to a Featured Feathered Friend; Mike O'Connor explores a baby bird myth; and we learn the amazing story of an albatross named Wisdom.
Our roving reporter Laura Kammermeier reports on her TV show filming in Ecuador; we present a Let's Ask Mike segment called "Stop Me Before I Feed Again;" and we meet the bird that walks under water.