Show notes for Episode 20 “Birds Learning How to ‘Bird’”

News Birds aren’t real Satire or just too crazy According to some, birds are just a cover story to a vast conspiracy started in the 70s Question Satire or not, how far does “fake news” set back science Resources https://birdsarentreal.com/pages/who-are-we Airbus “Bird of Prey” Concept “… has wing and tail structures that mimic those of […]

Show notes for Episode 19 “Birding with Clay Taylor”

Meet Clay Taylor Introduction Background Backyard News The next pandemic could come from bird poop Birds eating horseshoe crab eggs on the Jersey shore pose a public health risk Scientist drive out every spring taking samples of bird poop to keep tabs on new strains of flu which could develop Resources https://news.yahoo.com/birds-poop-flu-viruses-could-124600348.html Dozens of birds drop out […]

Show notes for Episode 18 “Nature Shall Rest in Peace”

Cleaning out the Bird BathFacebook Page Group Created! You may find it here. News Winners of the Audubon Bird a competition Resources https://www.audubon.org/magazine/summer-2019/the-2019-audubon-photography-awards-winners?ms=digital-eng-email-ea-x-engagement\_20190711\_eng-email\_apa-winners&utm\_source=ea&utm\_medium=email&utm\_campaign=engagement\_20190711\_eng-email&utm\_content=apa-winners What does Hitchcock’s movie The Birds have in common with the closing of all Mississippi beaches? Answer: Algae Blue-green algae blooms have invaded Mississippi beaches Cyanobacteria are toxic blue-green algae blooms which […]

Show notes for Episode 17 “Do not feed the baby birds!”

Cleaning out the bird bath Austin blog update Morning Dove update News Nazca Bird Drawings Mystery Solved! Research group attempted to identify 16 birds out of 2000 drawings Hummingbird reclassified as a Hermit Hummingbird — tails are forked or fan shaped Hermit — long and thin bill, short legs, three toes facing the same direction, […]