Show notes for Episode 14 “We are back!”

Introductions In the past two weeks Hockey St Louis Blues win Basketball Raptors winning Back Porch Gossip DALLAS Trinity Park Project one thing you don’t notice in park illustrationsis the type of ecology park planners are trying to attract how is this going to work? having been to Central Park no highways on top of a […]

Show notes for Episode 11 “Momma Birds Day”

Taking out the Bird Bath Clifford Hawley included step by step instructions how to “request a hotspot” Global Big Day Tally around the worldFrom the eBird email blast In April 2019, eBirders worldwide contributed 1,066,038 checklists of birds. This is up 16% over April last year. The total number of eBird observations is now 648,469,494. You […]

Show notes for Episode 10 “Celebrating Global Big Day 2019”

Cleaning out the bird bath Why Cowbird are ok. Sarah K Winnicki Coolest takeaway Nature’s fail-safe: “Finches feed their nestlings too many plant parts for cowbirds to survive—they need insects and will almost always starve to death in finch nests.” https://wakelet.com/wake/14fcf519-66bf-4bbe-8fc8-06e587b8bf42 Preparation for the day Logistics Tim: Chair, water, charging batteries, bug spray Austin: Camera, […]

Show notes for Episode 9 “Birding for the Color Impaired”

Cleaning out the bird bath Tim places a mealworm blend in the front yard Robins arrive two days later Sparrows love it The backyards not so much wide open space Austin to walk Tim registering a hotspot on eBird Global Big Day is coming up! Tim:Strategies What hotspots do I shoot for? Ask our listening […]