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 3 “Going Green for Birds”

The luck of the Irish (refresher) The luck of the Irish (refresher) Patrick traveled Ireland starting in 433 AD and spent 40 years converting others to Christianity The first color of St. Patrick’s Day was blue, but was saved to green in the 17th century Wearing green makes you invisible to leprechauns Reference – https://www.wral.com/st-patrick-s-day-traditions-myths-and-more/16557138/ […]

Show notes for Episode 2 “Springing Forward for 2019”

Title:  We’re figuring it outDescription:  The Back Porch Birding Podcast discusses our favorite time of year – Spring!We’re springing forward on the Back Porch Birding Podcast.  On today’s episode Austin and I discuss various approaches to bird identification come spring , field guides and apps we like to use, and actual counts we are preparing […]

Show notes for Episode 1

Did you know you share the birthday of the famous ornithologist Henry Henshaw?“A young man with an eye sharp enough to distinguish a Baird’s sandpiper from its notoriously confusing kin was surely a naturalist with considerable promise.” LINK: https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2018/01/23/henry-henshaw-the-national-geographic-founder-who-helped-save-americas-birds/ Where were we? and why? and for how long? Tim: New York CityAustin: Milford Lake, my wife was doing […]