Birdchick Podcast #142: Fasten Your Seat Belts, It's Gonna Be a Bumpy Night

So. Much. News. Non Birding Bill and I are about to head to Biggest Week in Birding, will we run into you?  We'll both be there the first weekend and just me the second.  If you see us on the boardwalk, please say "hi."

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CRAZY migration fallout happened in Texas at South Padre Island. The above is not a weird shaggy vine on a painted palm tree...those are all chimney swifts.  Here's another photo. Check out this photo of a hoard of dickcissel and a lone indigo bunting or this one of orioles.

The Jr Duck Stamp was just a mess this year. From the Associated Press having to print a correction to the prize being revoked from the 6 year old.

Dude fights off grizzly bear with his spotting scope.

Cool photo gallery of hummingbird nests. You must look.

Crazy, beautiful red-winged blackbird with some pigment issues.

15 products to prevent birds from hitting windows.

A TED talk on duck homosexual necrophilia. I know, right?

The house where Alfred Hitchcock wrote "The Birds" is up for sale.