Show notes for Episode 23 “Of Imidacloprid and Birds”

Shout out Bear Creek Park Neighborhood World Market Bird Watching NC Contact Details My website was created as a resource to bring birders, bloggers, photographers, tour guides and bird focused vendors together, across North Carolina. If you’re a birdwatcher based in North Carolina and have a story to tell, with some great photos or video […]

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 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, […]

Show notes for Episode 15 “Birds of Summer”

Audubon Calendar 2020 Focus on photographers who entered the Audubon Photography Competiton Run through birds of the month Cleaning out the bird bath New listeners Anyone is welcome to post on our main thread We love to share photos with the community…especially when they are cowbird related Prehistoric penguin: Hesperornis regalis Bird Intelligence Introductions General observations […]

Show notes for Episode 13 “Celebrating red, white, and blue”

Austin update from the field What is the process of identifying eggs in a nest? Do’s and dont’s Bird Sayings / Myths / Superstitions A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush it’s better to be content with what you have than to risk losing everything by seeking more. [phrases.org] Better breakdown […]

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 5 “Planting, banding, and parking lot bird photography”

In today’s episode we talk about planting, banding, and have a tip to share about photographing birds in parking lots – who would’ve thought THAT was possible. Planting Ideal for cover Rose bush attracted yellow-rumped warblers, juncos, white-crown sparrows (juveniles and adults) Be on the lookout when planting bushes for birds.  They may attract more […]