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Sounds Like Crowes is an actual play podcast where a posse of nerds pretend to be cowboys. Above all else, we strive for production values. We want the sound that hits your ears to be crisp, and interesting. That means starting with good equipment and recording conditions, and editing all the boring bits out of the gameplay. We play out a continuing story in the world and system of Deadlands Reloaded. Our goal is to have character driven drama in a horrifying world, with a few laughs along t ...
 
The American Birding Podcast brings together staff and friends of the American Birding Association as we talk about birds, birding, travel and conservation in North America and beyond. Join host Nate Swick every other Thursday for news and happenings, recent rarities, guests from around the birding world, and features of interest to every birder.
 
Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Welcome to all you Birdwatchers, Birders, Twitchers, Scopers, Ornithologists, Bird Nerds and Nature Lovers out there - Here you can listen to my weekly podcasts where I discuss all things Bird-related, plus YOU have the chance to have your say too!
 
A loving parody of BirdNote (birdnote.org), TurdNote plunges listeners into the thrilling world of turds.
 
A couple of Chicago-based nerds who are married to each other discuss birding in cities, alcohol, music, and whatever else comes to mind.
 
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Bird News
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Bird news airs on Wednesdays at 8:35am, Thursday at 12:35pm and Fridays at 4:30pm.E. Vernon Laux is an author and ornithologist who's been birding the Cape and Islands for nearly 40 years. He's the resident naturalist and land manager for the Linda Loring Foundation on Nantucket.
 
The Elements of Ornithology is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This succinct little textbook from 1845 presents an introduction to ornithology. The information, albeit not current, is still interesting and of use as a general overview of bird biology and classification. The author was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy and president of the Academy of Natural Sciences. (Summary by A. Gramour)
 
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Tweet of the Day
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Discover birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a call or song, followed by a story of fascinating ornithology inspired by the sound.
 
Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period of idleness to recover, hence the title of the book. It's not just a work of ornithology, but a personal memoir of the people and natural history of Patagonia. - Summary by Kevin Davidson
 
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Sounds of the Birds
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Audio Journeys are half-hour documentary style radio programs. Audio Journeys consist of on-location interviews with experts and the sounds of the subjects. New Audio Journeys each month. Email Adventures@AudioJourneys.org www.AudioJourneys.org Photo Patricia Lawrence and guest recording Audio Journeys in Augsburg Germany
 
The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of 45 volumes (with a 46th being an index-guide). Besides the selection and translation of a huge number of poems, letters, short stories and sections of ...
 
"For the last three years I have spent most of my leisure time in collecting as much material as possible which might help to throw light on the oft-repeated query, 'What has become of the wild pigeons?' ... I am merely a business man who is interested in the Passenger Pigeon because he loves the outdoors and its wild things, and sincerely regrets the cruel extinction of one of the most interesting natural phenomena of his own country. ... It is hard for us of an older generation to realize ...
 
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Jeffrey is enjoying stout season. Paddy can identify multiple species of owls. Evan is enjoying shorts season.By Owls Americas.
 
The Crowe boys follow up on leads in Lost Angels, and one finds them too.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
The incredible variety of bird song in a morning chorus on a spring or summer day is a phenomenon that a lot of birders are familiar with. But even after centuries of study there is still a lot we don’t know about bird vocalizations, especially the world of female birdsong. The vocalizations of female birds are frequently as complex and importa ...…
 
Invisible but stronger than steel. Complex architectural marvels. Things that stick to your face. Spiderwebs are much more than just Halloween decor or something to feather dust from your corners. Spider silk expert Dr. Randy Lewis of Utah State University not only coined the word "spidroin" for the proteins comprising the many types of silk, b ...…
 
Thanks to https://twitter.com/youseethehat for Crowe boi buttons. The Crowes chase after their lead in the city of lost angels.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
PUMPKIN PUMPKIN! Not only a thing to scream while passing a patch, but also the name of author and human delight Anne Copeland's gourd opus. Yes, she's so charmed by pumpkins that she dedicated a whole book to exploring their folklore, history, planting protocol, care, and cooking. On a lark, Alie stops by her house in the rural hamlet of Yucai ...…
 
http://genghisconcolorado.com/ The Crowe boys say their goodbyes and continue their journey towards saving their brother's family.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
It is the year 2019, Owls Americas co-founder Paddy Jones has been abandoned by all he knew. He dusts off the Owl Signal and flicks the big metal switch, sending out a beam of light across the American continent.Who will answer his plea for Podcast guests? Find out this week on EP79 of the Owls Americast.…
 
3 Billion breeding birds have been lost in the last 40 years in the US and Canada. These are certainly sobering numbers. This was the conclusion of a paper published recently in the journal Science, and the core of the 2019 State of the Birds report. This report, spearheaded by American Bird Conservancy, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Canadian Wil ...…
 
Let's dig right into Spooktober with ... BONES. You're a steak-covered skeleton and it's nothing to fear. The amazingly kind and committed osteologist Dr. Daniel J. Wescott of Texas State University's famed Forensic Anthropology Research Center sits down -- surrounded by skulls and femurs and ribs -- and chats about how bones are formed, how th ...…
 
The Crowes reconnect with their past, for better or for worse.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
Jeffrey is very sad James isn't here this week. Evan is very sad he had day old tacos. Mike is happy (maybe?) to run 26 miles.By Owls Americas.
 
The seasons are a-changin'! It's sweater weather in both hemispheres and seasonal researcher and expert Phenologist Dr. Libby Ellwood weighs in with amazing information about why fall smells so good, why leaves change color, why we like to cronch them, historical records of blossoms and twigs, bird migrations, Daylight Savings, seasonal mythbus ...…
 
The Crowe boys make it to the City of Lost Angels! But not without cost.. Sounds Like Crows:https://www.patreon.com/posts/got-sounds-like-30046172 Shirts and stuff!: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SoundsLikeCrowes She's a Super Geek Podcast: https://sasgeek.com/ Grey Grey: https://twitter.com/krakenswrath970…
 
Evan, James and Paddy are back from the international break with a win and a new manager to talk about. Plus we answer your questions from social media. www.owlsamericas.com for info on meetups, merch and more podcast.By Owls Americas.
 
All birders intuitively understand the value of birding, even if we're not so great as a community as expressing that value. Birding as a means for personal growth, and coming to grips with the changing world around us is an important part of why we enjoy this hobby. It's certainly a fascinating topic with a lot of rich veins to mine. It's some ...…
 
PART 2: Your questions answered by Dr. Rebecca Lai, as a continuation of last week's foundational episode. Accio: ALL YOUR DREAMS COMING TRUE. Whether you've never read the Harry Potter series -- or you have dogeared copies on your nightstand -- there's something for everyone in this 2-part episode dissecting the science of the spells in J.K. R ...…
 
Accio: ALL YOUR DREAMS COMING TRUE. Whether you've never read the Harry Potter series -- or you have dogeared copies on your nightstand -- there's something for everyone in this 2-part episode dissecting the science of the spells in J.K. Rowling's books. Electrochemist and professor Dr. Rebecca Lai is a devoted fan who teaches a university cour ...…
 
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is underway with a handful of storms already named. In the last couple decades human meteorologists have gotten pretty good at predicting the strength and track of tropical storms in the Atlantic basin, but still less good at predicting the severity of any individual season. But as it turns out, that's somethi ...…
 
Jeffrey was tempted to tag this show with #Dance&EDM. Evan is king of marketing. Paddy doesn't know his Dutch footballers. James is put on the spot.By Owls Americas.
 
Flags! How long have we flown them? Will you get arrested for stomping on one? Which ones are cute and which are fugly? Which colors don't we see on flags and why? How did all this flag etiquette originate? E. Tory Laitila, a textile expert who also handles Honolulu's flag protocol, gives the skinny on how to dispose of a flag, flags and conspi ...…
 
Will Harrison and Cooper defeat New York City once and for all? Will they uncover the hidden mysteries of Liberty Island without any more collateral damage?By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
Jeffrey is embracing the autumn (and Atdhe Nuhiu). Evan is looking for sponsorship opportunities. Paddy needs some time with Dr. Freud.By Owls Americas.
 
It's a trip back in time to a baby podcast! Hear the humble beginnings of Ologies as your Ol' Dadward takes a week to celebrate her parents' 50th wedding anniversary. This encore presentation of Paleontology -- complete with new bells, whistles, intro and a fresh secret or two at the end -- will remind you of the wonders of dino digs. Dr. Micha ...…
 
It's Harrison and Cooper. They're in New York City. What more can I say?By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
Located in the northeast corner of the ABA Area, the island of Newfoundland is known for its incredible rarity pedigree. But there's far more to this beautiful place than European vagrants. The city of St. John's is a gateway to unbelievable nature experiences, from seabird colonies containing thousands upon thousands of charismatic Atlantic Pu ...…
 
Jeffrey has secret Swedish sources. Paddy has a secret New Orleans bar. Evan has a secret research assistant.By Owls Americas.
 
Floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornados, explosions, hurricanes, oil spills, bombings, BAD THINGS: Why do they happen? What can we do to prepare? What is a disaster vs. a catastrophe? Who makes it their life's work to go help? Professional Disasterologist and Emergency Management expert Dr. Samantha Montano sits down to talk about disaster movi ...…
 
Oh boy, what have Harrison and Cooper gotten themselves into this time?By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
ONE HUNDRED EPISODES, kiddos. From slimy hagfish coils on the ocean floor to the outer reaches of space. Into our brains and out a bird butt and beyond. Ol' Dadward reflects on the past 100 episodes by distilling the 5 best peptalk lifehack self-helpy pieces of advice she's learned from making Ologies for the last nearly two years. Also: a list ...…
 
Caleb chats with War Wolfe X about the Civil War https://www.facebook.com/TheWarWolfe/ https://open.spotify.com/artist/3xVIkuWgIecUzm6xRGwvbL?si=THu8lr-_TuWb3VosbAjoAQ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgjsis5W62ejP_it69IpIMg https://twitter.com/WWXHipHopBy Sounds Like Crowes.
 
"Not featuring Jake Gyllenhaal" by Owls AmericasBy Owls Americas.
 
Fantasy Sports is big business these day, especially now that participants no longer have to do the work by hand. It’s so popular that managing virtual worlds based on real world data has spread beyond sports. Fantasy Birding has become a obsession among a growing cadre of real birders, it has been featured in a number of general interest artic ...…
 
Saurologist and professional lizard scientist Earyn McGee visits Alie to go on a little lizard hunt, then they hunker down to chat about everything from tiny chameleons to drooling dragons, venomous thiccbois, legless lizards, geckos’ antigravity grip, festering dragon mouths, gila monster sightings, close encounters with lions, tangles of snoo ...…
 
https://rpgforyouandme.squarespace.com/neon-heatBy Sounds Like Crowes.
 
Discussed: Fables of Refuge Episode one: https://youtu.be/Ai56z4yli8Mhttps://youtu.be/Ai56z4yli8 Sleep Doctor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwaWilO_Pig Dwarven Hot Ones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjxjDeaQoXQ Where to find Fables of Refuge:https://twitter.com/FablesRefuge https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXpVlpZe_xxUmG1SNN6PXCg Where to ...…
 
Jeffrey has done one bit of research. Paddy can't find a third team to relegate. Mike never runs out of ciders. Plus we chat with John Pearson and commercial director Liam Dooley about iFollow and the upcoming season.By Owls Americas.
 
Is it weird to have different handwritings? How do you forge ancient documents? What pen should you use to write checks? Who is the greediest person in American history? Forensic document examiner Sylvia Kessler met up with Alie in the back of a Nebraska office store to chat about penmanship, ransom notes, court cases, self-expression, and we * ...…
 
The boys make their escape, but not without consequence.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
What does it mean to be an "expert" birder? And do the skills that make one an expert necessarily translate to the skills that are most in demand when it comes to promoting the birding community in a positive way? Birding editor Ted Floyd joins host Nate Swick to talk about expertise in birding and the many ways in which it manifests in the bir ...…
 
Will changing your sunscreen save coral reefs? What even IS a coral? Where do they grow and what do they eat and why are they so pretty? Is it reefs or reeves? The wonderful and charming coral biologist and cnidariologist Shayle Matsuda of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology/UH Mānoa takes time out of his busy schedule during a coral spawnin ...…
 
The boys fight the upright gang.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
Jeffrey is on vacation. Evan is on vacation. James is actually in town. Paddy is always here. Nonetheless we cobbled together a podcast.By Owls Americas.
 
It lives under your sink and may have saved your life but… WHAT THE FUNK IS BLEACH? Hot off of a beaker-laden lab tour, Alie chats with Dr. Evan Rumberger, a bleach scientist, about his work, his history, what bleach IS, what it turns into, and how to appreciate this household staple. Also: what exactly is in swimming pools and how to tie-dye s ...…
 
The boys, finally put a plan into motion. It's goal: Escape.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
The ABA’s summer camps have long been an avenue for young birders to take in some excellent birding opportunities, to network with other young birders, and to learn about career opportunities in birding and ornithology. So many young people who have gone on to become influential in our community have come through ABA camps and other young birde ...…
 
Have you ever read every word of The U.S. Constitution? You don't have to, because ol' Dadward here is about to read it into your ears and give little sidenotes to make sure we both understand it. This episode is a follow up to Nomology with law professor Franita Tolson, so start there for the basics and learn why knowing your rights and using ...…
 
Their captivity takes its toll on the Crowes.By Sounds Like Crowes.
 
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