The next episode of the American Birding Podcast is out!
I’m joined by master bird recordist Lang Elliott as he talks about his new project, a sound-recording expedition to the western US. Lang hopes to record in a wide variety of locations and habitats, and he’s documenting his journey on his website, Music of [read more…]
The next episode of the American Birding Podcast is ready to go!
With the incredible and ambitious Merlin app, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology claims to be able to identify your mystery bird photos. Project Manager Drew Weber joins Nate Swick to talk about how it works and what kind of applications this program has [read more…]
Episode 4 of the American Birding Podcast is live now and it’s something of a special edition, a super-sized look at the major players in 2016’s impressive Big Year attempts.
I chatted with all four Big Year birders – Christian Hagenlocher, Laura Keene, Olaf Danielson, and new record-holder John Weigel – about their experiences, [read more…]
The latest episode of the American Birding Podcast is ready to go, and this time it’s all about our 2017 Bird of the Year, Ruddy Turnstone.
I share a conversation I had with scientist, author, and 2017 BOY artist Sophie Webb, whose image of Ruddy Turnstones will be featured on the cover of the [read more…]
American Birding Podcast Episode 2 is available now!
My guest this time around is Scott Somershoe, Land Bird Coordinator for the US Fish & Wildlife Service, whose recent work has him surveying populations of our 2016 Bird of the Year Chestnut-collared Longspur and other shortgrass species in Colorado and Montana. We send off [read more…]
That’s right! We have a podcast. The ABA is jumping into the podcast pond with our first episode of the American Birding Podcast, hosted by yours truly but featuring a number of ABA staff and friends. We hope you will join us as we try out this new venture, and be sure to let [read more…]