show episodes
 
Bird Watchers, Birders, Nature Lovers should hear the Bird Banter Podcast. Hear Birders talk about birdwatching, or birding for the more passionate. Hear their birding stories, about bird watching experiences, about birding research, birding travel, and birdwatching anecdotes. It's fun, conversational and tries to be a birding ambassador to improve the world one birder at a time.
 
Immerse yourself in birdsong in this relaxed pace acoustic exploration of natural spaces in mid-western and southern Ontario. Whether you're an emerging or veteran birder looking to test and build upon your birdsong identification skills or someone who appreciates the natural world, this unique series will bring you as close as you can get to birding in the field without going anywhere. Season 1, "The Bruce Peninsula" was recorded in July of 2019, in the peak of songbird breeding season. Sea ...
 
Stop by for the Tribeca Film Festival Sneak Peek, and get a glimpse of the work by a few of this year’s filmmakers, including the documentary films "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me" (director Chiemi Karasawa), "Teenage" (writer/director Matt Wolf), and "Dancing in Jaffa" (producer Diane Nabatoff). Also showing in the Sneak Peek are the narrative features "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors" (director Sam Fleischner) and "Sunlight Jr." (writer/director Laurie Collyer), as well as the comedy "A Birder’ ...
 
Commentaries, geek-outs and interviews hailing the delights of THE GOODIES, that classic comedic genre-bending UK television show from 1970 to 1982. Not to mention other works by OBE birder BILL ODDIE, slapstick genius GRAEME GARDEN and the goodiest of Goodies TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR.
 
The Science of Birds is a lighthearted, guided exploration of bird biology. It's a fun resource for any birder or naturalist who wants to learn more about ornithology. Impress your birding friends at cocktail parties with all of your new bird knowledge! Hosted by Ivan Phillipsen, a passionate naturalist with a PhD in Zoology. Ivan leads birding and nature tours around the globe.
 
Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds is a call-in show of entertaining conversation about wild birds -- attracting them to your back yard, identifying them, feeding them, and learning more about them along the way. Every week, we have contests for prizes like bird feeders and other great bird-related stuff, along with expert guests. So, whether you're an experienced birder, or you're new to birding, listen in, and be part of the show by calling in with a question, sharing some information or observatio ...
 
BirdCallsRadio™worldwide is a weekly radio show about the wonderful world of wild birds and nature. Worldwide topics range from bird sightings, birding tips, conservation, wildlife, and getting children involved with nature outdoors. Forward thinking guests join the show to add expertise on topics involving nature and conservation topics worldwide.
 
Learn fun bird facts for your next happy hour! Perfect for newbie bird fans, long-time birders, and people who want to learn cool sh*t about birds—we're pretty sure that's you. Join Mo and Sarah for a casual (and very millenial) conversation about all things birding. You'll meet amazing birders, get the latest bird news, and hear lesser-discussed topics around birds and birdwatching. Rated R for "Ridiculously LOLOLOL-worthy."
 
Birds are extremely awesome. But birding can be intimidating and difficult. Always Be Birdin' aims to change the narrative of birding. How we bird, where we bird and who is birding. Join me as I go out into the field with BIPOC birding experts, novice baby birders like myself and nature enthusiasts to do some chaotic, goofy birding while dropping a knowledge bomb or two to show that no matter what, you can Always Be Birdin'. Follow me on IG: @AlwaysBeBirdin_Podcast Twitter: @AlwaysBeBirdin o ...
 
Do you enjoy outdoor recreation, or want to learn more about Arizona’s outdoor scene? You know…Camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, wildlife and bird watching, and more! Join us every other Wednesday as we discuss adventure, beautiful places, and hidden treasures in Arizona’s state parks! Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor veteran or someone looking to get into outdoor recreation, there’s something in this podcast for you!
 
The A WILD LIFE Podcast (formerly the Wild Talk Podcast) brings you today's most inspiring people from the world of NATURE, CONSERVATION, and the GREAT OUTDOORS. Guests share fascinating stories plus helpful tips and advice to INSPIRE YOU to spend time enjoying nature — the natural energiser. Jump over to our Facebook community for great ways to enjoy nature >> https://www.facebook.com/AWildLifeUK/
 
Reframe Your Life explores the stories and topics that have lead to change and transformation in our lives. We focus on bringing you authors and speakers who are sharing powerful stories that have shaped their lives. Storytelling is a way to make sense of the world around us and to reclaim what is true in our lives.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Episode 55 - A Birder in ZimbabweIn today's episode we chat to Daniel Engelbrecht and get a first-hand account of what it is like travelling to the country as a birder. He recently did a trip this stunning birding destination and he not only tells us all about the great birds he saw, but also gives valuable information on what travelling into the c…
 
This week’s episode was originally created for International Podcast Month, September 2020, and released on their podcast feed. Over the past year, many of us have been seeking solace in nature. As I have remained at home much of the time since the lockdowns began, my garden birds have provided interest and distraction. In episode 96, I provide an …
 
In less than a year, many people have come together to raise funds that support Black and Latinx birders/college students studying STEM fields. Thanks to the work of Tykee, Orietta, and many members on the committee and their donors for their dedication and work to provide opportunities for others. Main story at: 11:50 Show notes How to Create a Ha…
 
This is an episode I do solo without a guest. I try to talk about my experience on a recent family trip to Costa Rica. The challenge of focusing on important time with family while being lured into birding a very birdy habitat was ever present. Check out the blog post on the Bird Banter website to see photos and more details about the trip. Here ar…
 
Conserving More Than Just the Planet’s ‘Beloved Beasts’ Historically, “conservation” simply meant not overhunting a game animal, preserving sufficient populations to continue to hunt the following year. Over time, however, conservationists have learned to broaden their focus from individual animals to entire ecosystems, protecting not just species,…
 
Understanding St. Vincent’s Volcanic Eruption Since April 9th, the Caribbean island of St. Vincent has been rocked by eruptions at the La Soufrière volcano. Over the last week, plumes of ash and gas have rained down on the island, and dense masses of debris, called pyroclastic flows, are destroying everything in their path. Tens of thousands of res…
 
There are a few lucky places in the ABA Area where parrots still fly free, even if most have captive origins these day. But these big loud flashy birds have a history and future than is perhaps more interesting than many birders might imagine and these feral populations can even give us some insights into the frequently threatened wild birds in Mex…
 
Yamina Nater-Otero is the newly appointed secretary for Amplify The Future and I can personally attest to how lucky they are to have her on board! Her passion and drive for uplifting, supporting and educating BIPOC youth is unmatched. Today, we dig into what it really means to be a birder and what the act of birding can look like versus what it's h…
 
Today I sit down with Orietta Estrada and Tykee James who are the Co-Chairs for Amplify The Future and The Black And Latinx Birders Scholarship. These two are powerhouses in their own right but, together, they have created something that is a force in the birding and outdoor worlds. Join us as we dig into where Amplify The Future is headed, how to …
 
Birds in the family Scolopacidae include all the world’s sandpipers and birds such as godwits, curlews, snipes, dowitchers, willets, stints, and more. We know these as familiar ‘shorebirds.’ They haunt coastal habitats from autumn through spring (Oct to Apr, or so). But in summer most of them migrate long distances to breed in the highest temperate…
 
New AI Composes Songs From Silent Performance Videos There have been many awkward attempts in the quest to train algorithms to do what humans can. Music is a prime example. It turns out that the process of turning the individual notes of a composed piece into a fully expressive performance—complete with changes in loudness and mood—is not easy to a…
 
What Does The Future Look Like For COVID-19 Long-Haulers? There’s something strange happening with some people who’ve gotten sick with COVID-19: Somewhere between 10 and 30% of people who are infected are stuck with long-lasting effects and complications. People dealing with long-term symptoms after a coronavirus infection are known as COVID long-h…
 
On this episode I talk with Jordan Boersma. Jordan is without a doubt the first guest I know of who has had to avoid pirates to get to an island expedition, though John Sterling did worry about cannibals in one of his early work experiences that he talks about on the podcast. Jordan is working on his PhD at Washington State University, and we talk …
 
Migratory birds undertake some of the most extraordinary and exhausting undertaking of any living things on the planet, an endurance test made all the more difficult by climate change, habitat loss, and illegal hunting. Few know this better than Scott Weidensaul, a bird researcher, prolific nature writer, and the author of more than 30 books, mostl…
 
Episode 54 of The Birding Life Podcast with special guest Wian van Zyl (SafariWian)Wian is a YouTuber whose videos are not only lots of fun to watch, but also educate people about wildlife and conservation. In this episode he will tell us all about how we can improve our own bird videos, he also chats about the ins and outs of being a bird guide, a…
 
In episode 95, Suzy shares the sixth of her audio diaries documenting the birds seen in her neighbourhood, from the week of Tuesday 9th to Monday 15th February, 2021. We also find out what birds listeners were seeing that week. Time stamps: 00:00:00 Opening 00:00:52 Introduction Past episode 00:01:30 Promo Casual Birder Weekly Newsletter Signup 00:…
 
Another double Creature Feature with two of my all time favorite birds, the Double-crested Cormorant and European Starling. I feature them today not only for their beauty and wildly amazing adaptations, but for their history and stories as birds thriving despite a level of human hatred that should be deeply concerning to any birder lover. In this e…
 
The Buzz Over Non-Bee Pollinators When you think of pollinators, bees are probably the first insect that comes to mind. But there are actually all sorts of insects and animals that contribute to pollination, like moths, beetles and many kinds of flies—from hoverflies to gnats. Pollination biologist Robert Raguso joins SciFri to explain how differen…
 
Signs The Standard Model Of Physics May Be Incomplete The pandemic has slowed many projects around the world, but scientists and engineers are nearing completion of a long-planned upgrade and maintenance period at CERN’s massive Large Hadron Collider project in Switzerland. The collider is currently cooling down and testing components, and aiming t…
 
On this episode Neil and I talk about his work with raptors, especially his recent PhD work on Rough-legged Hawks, but also rapelling down to put motion-activated cameras on Gyrfalcon nests in Alaska, California Condor conservation work, and more. Contact Neil via his instagram or twitter accounts using just his name @neilpaprocki Enjoy…
 
It’s the time of year when Arctic birds are moving south into the populated parts of the continent, and citizen scientists are there to meet them, trap them, and use cutting edge technology to track their movements. It’s a testament to our interest in nomadic tundra birds that that could apply to a couple different projects, but this time around we…
 
Episode 53 of The Birding Life Podcast – Callan CohenCallan is the co-author of 2 books including 'Southern African Birdfinder'. This episode that is packed with so much valuable information and tips, from one of the region's best birdersWe also catch up with Craig Widdows to get an update on his families South African Big Year.To order books at gr…
 
Listen as Neil and Randee discuss fun ways to use the parks with Nina D! Nina, a former local on-air personality and social media influencer, is new to the parks! She shares some awesome insights in this episode about how new outdoor lovers can enjoy Arizona’s beautiful places. It really is easier than you think to get outside and have fun in the p…
 
In episode 94, we meet Benedict Macdonald, conservationist and author of the award-winning “Rebirding - restoring Britain’s wildlife”. Benedict dispels some popular myths about our countryside, and presents compelling reasons for the reintroduction of particular species. Timestamps & Links: 00:00:00 Opening 00:01:29 Introduction 00:02:29 Interview …
 
A return to Spooky Hollow demonstrates how different a space can sound on another day, even only a week later. Credits Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Songbirding Cover Art (Blackburnian Warbler) by Lauren Helton: https://tinylongwing.carbonmade.com/projects/5344062 Creative Commons music by Kristina Budzhiashvili: https:/…
 
Our understanding of bird brains and intelligence has grown tremendously in the last couple decades. Thanks to countless scientific studies, we now know that many bird species are highly intelligent. Some of them perform better than primates, dogs, and young children on certain cognitive tests. In this episode, we look at how intelligence is define…
 
In New York, Essential Workers Face Eviction If you walk through many towns during this pandemic, you can tell that something is different just by looking at the storefronts. Some businesses have limited hours, others have capacity restrictions. Still other businesses are temporarily closed. Some are gone altogether. The pandemic has also had other…
 
The Mental Health Costs Of ‘Everyday’ Racism On March 16, a 21-year-old white man killed six Asian women and two other people in multiple shootings in Atlanta. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asians and Asian-Americans in the U.S. have experienced a rise in racist attacks, which psychologists say are tied to anti-Chinese rhetoric from the…
 
It’s the last Thursday in March and that means This Month in Birding. It's the first of 2021 that can officially, meteorologically, and birdingly, be said to be in spring, even if that spring is tumbling in like an awkward albatross landing. And to this first spring panel of 2021 we welcome three excellent birders Nicole Jackson of Black in Nationa…
 
Ariel Gaffney is a forensic ornithologist with the US Fish & Wildlife Forensics Lab. But what even is a forensic ornithologist? Ariel, the newest ornithologist at the lab, answers that question! Main story at: 9:40 Show notes USFWS Forensics Lab The Feather Atlas Featherbase Behind the Scenes With the World’s Top Feather Detective The Remarkable Li…
 
Episode 52 of The Birding Life Podcast – Josep del HoyoJosep is the author of the 'All the Birds of the World' book, published by Lynx Edicions. He tells us all about how a book of this magnitude was put together, as well as sharing about his own birding experiences, and the story of Lynx Editions.To order books at great prices from Wild Books Onli…
 
Now that Spring has arrived, Suzy takes us on a bird walk in her neighbourhood, in Hampshire, UK. Suzy sees 17 species, including a singing Goldcrest. We also hear about the birds listeners have seen in the past week, and Suzy has a wonderful encounter with her Rook friend. Time stamps: 00:00:00 Opening 00:00:48 Bird Walk 00:15:56 Promo for newslet…
 
On this episode Eric Heisey and I talk about his birding, his research on Savannah Sparrows at the Ryan Norris lab working on an island in the Bay of Fundy with a breeding population of Savannah Sparrows. You can reach out to Eric by email heiseyew -at- email-dot-com Please leave a comment and review and review Thanks. Good birding and good day!…
 
Science Diction from Science Friday is back! Their latest episode is all about a recent buzzword: "Introvert." In 2013, introverts staged their comeback. For decades, they’d been told to get out of their shells and *smile*, while those showy, gregarious extroverts were held up as the American ideal. But when one author published a kind of introvert…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login