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 7 “Spring Time Discoveries”

Austin takes a grand adventure to Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, while Tim attempts to identify a bird from recent photographs.  Thrilling suspense is in store for our listening audience.  This is episode 7 of the Back Porch Birding Podcast. Introductions I just don’t understand birds and the weather. I am now seeing scissor-tailed […]

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 […]