King of the Eiders—and are Bluebirds nesting in winter?
The raptors' raptor and a winter finch forecast.
How birds survive snowstorms — and an unappreciated Feathered Friend.
Is winter halfway done?! And a camouflaged owl causes a Facebook stir.
We learn that Snowy Owls have wandered much farther south than we could have ever imagined. And our man in Minnesota, Al Batt, talks about mid-winter bird song and much more.
Co-hosted by Smithsonian Tours' David Clapp as we talk about the Galapagos Islands, winter feeding, birds falling from the sky, and the raptor that was mistaken for an airplane.
We'll learn about a popular winter visitor to the lower 48; plus a misnamed Mystery Bird, and more on the war against Passer domesticus.
Superstar birder David Clapp joins us in studio, and we relive his close call with a Sharp-shinned Hawk. Also, we focus on a fierce Featured Feathered Friend; and Mike O'Connor advises a listener about preparing for winter bird feeding.
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 learn the nasty secret of Molothrus ater, while our Mystery Bird takes a long winter's nap.
We learn about a bird that winters in the north; Mike O'Connor helps a baffled backyard birder; and we present a new Birder's Profile.
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.
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.
Mike O'Connor talks about how and why to provide water for birds this winter, and in our Science Corner we get some good news about Whooping Cranes.
Three guests from the Cape Cod Bird Club talk about a big weekend coming in May; Ray waxes poetic in his "Memories of Cape Cod Winter Birding"; and some more tips about building birdhouses.
Mike Harvey from Cornell Lab of Ornithology talks about an amazing midnight "fallout" at the Cornell football stadium. Also, intrepid birder Vern Laux checks in from a wind-swept shoreline and we learn about the importance of water for birds in the winter.