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Birdchick Podcast #133: Naked Birding, Albatross, Crazy Owls

FYI: the subject of nudity as in “I used to be a nude art model in college” kind of way comes up in this podcast. ┬áJust so you know in case you listen with your kids.

Did you see the finalists for the worst bird photo contest?

Bird jobs this week.

Need a laugh? Just watch this.

62 year old albatross still laying eggs!

In other crazy nesting news, bald eagles laid eggs in the Twin Cities in January and there’s a live cam. In other news, a great horned owl took over an eagle nest that’s on a live cam.

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Speaking of great horned owls, a great horned got caught in the grille of someone’s SUV and a red-tailed hawk got caught in someone’s Civic.

Somebody (not me) is claiming to do a nude big year of birding.

Did you know you can see submissions to eBird in real time?

Interesting theory of how starlings monitor each other when in a murmuration.

A good article on why you can’t exactly trust using Google Images to id birds.


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