Show notes for Episode 19 “Birding with Clay Taylor”

Meet Clay Taylor

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Backyard

News

The next pandemic could come from bird poop

Dozens of birds drop out of the sky in suspected poisoning: The scene looked like a horror movie

Segment – Discussion with Clay

  • Clay’s backyard in Connecticut to Texas
  • Tips for birders moving from one climate to another

Segment – Digiscoping

  • What is it?
  • How did Clay get into it
  • Average price to entry

Segment – Birding versus counting versus bird photography

  • Thoughts on eBird / Merlin / and traditional record keeping
  • Changes in birding over the years

Checklists
Description:  This is time where we discuss the birds we saw for the week.  Highlighted birds are reserved for lifers, birds showing unusual observed activity, or anything else about the bird we believe our listeners would be interested in

Tim (10): dove with what appears to have a deformed beak
Austin(25): Redhead (lifer), American Avocet, Black-necked Stilt

Ending

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