On our latest show: help for some Chimney Swifts; waiting for Pine Siskins; respect for the Blue Jay; and a restaurant named Chickadee.
On today’s show: We welcome Tanzanian safari guide Joseph Ndunguru, eco-tourism leader David Clapp, and videographer Shawn Carey as in-studio guests. Plus, we give some props to an under- appreciated bird, and hear about an unusual avian visitor to Cape Cod.
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.
On today’s show: We get surprising stats from The Birdist; a winter finch forecast from the Birdwatcher’s store; and scary sounds from a radical raptor.
Red Crossbills…by the thousands—and a bird that can carry 65 fish at a time!
We present a bird with a "red beret and a black goatee." We also welcome a special guest, and we recount the mysteries surrounding the Red Crossbill.
Ornithologist Marshall Iliff talks about western hummingbirds wintering in New England; and he explains why the Red Crossbill may soon be "split" into several species.