Hey all, NBB here. I’m reposting this to try and take care of problems getting the podcast to show up on iTunes.
Are you going to the Midwest Birding Symposium?
Jeff Gordon was on CBS this morning talking about the wood rail.
Fake Birds on film.
We talked about some Camo Trading Company: [...]
Kestrels swallowing big things.
House sparrow brick…house.
Story from AgWeek about bird pest control…and the even more disturbing US Fish research on secondary poisoning.
“De-extincting” the passenger pigeon.
Link about Lynn Rogers “bear researcher.”
Did this raven ask for help?
Foie Grois article.
Feed the bears.
MARIANA CROW REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN – 1 person needed for 5+ months to assist in the rehabilitation and daily care of critically endangered Mariana Crows on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas. Duties include regular feeding of birds and cleaning and maintenance of outdoor aviaries. The technician may be responsible for [...]
The national symbol causes 4th of July fireworks to be moved.
Rumors abound that Australia’s Night Parrot has been photographed.
In Guam, spider populations explode as birds disappear.
Why table sugar is ok for birds.
The Thai version of Birdchick.
It’s the Digiscoper of the Year contest.
It’s the last push for my Digiscoping Big [...]
OK Jonathan Franzen wrote a very depressing but incredibly important article for National Geographic about the horrors birds go through migrating between Africa and Europe. It is a must read. I know it’s hard, but it’s important.
A writer asks via the American Birding Association blog: why aren’t women in more positions of power in [...]
Proof I made it in to Canada in 2013. Also in this photo Kelly Blackledge (one of the organizers of the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds) and Erik Bruhnke–awesome bird guide and an excellent wing man when you need to block a drunk.
Magellanic Woodpecker job.
Sheepdogs guard Little Penguins from foxes–awesome!
The LA Times had a jaw dropping headline: Companies Won’t Face Charges In Condor Deaths…but how accurate is the reporting?
A cat credit for wind farms?
Red-winged blackbird riding a red-tailed hawk.
Bald eagle foreplay gets out of hand.
Alaska eagle party.
6 year old reinstated as Jr Duck Stamp winner.
Eye-rolling bird watching article [...]
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.”
CRAZY migration fallout happened in Texas at South Padre [...]
A California Condor section of sorts.
Raptor Center is asking for a little extra help this spring after an influx of injured owls that have been admitted.
Holy cow! Thousands of misdirected grebes saved by volunteers in Utah.
We gotta pay more attention to pesticides.
A very bitter blog from Birdist about state birds.
What? A stunt husband? Well, kinda sorta. I spend the week in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas, and spent some time with all around cool chick Marci Fuller (who is the head of the Rio Grande Valley Bird Festival). We talk some news and some of the cool parts of birding in the [...]