08-18: Nature Beyond Birding with Jody Allair & Frank Izaguirre

May 2, 2024

Friend of the Podcast and Birds Canada stalwart Jody Allair steps into the hosts chair for a discussion on nature study beyond birding with the ABA’s Frank Izaguirre. The two talk about their own favorite non-bird nature experiences, the value of looking at everything else, and follow up with a discussion on Canadian nature writers.

Here is a list of the Canadian authors and texts discussed during the episode:

1. Farley Mowat: “Owls in the Family”, “Sea of Slaughter”
2. Louise de Kiriline Lawrence: “To Whom the Wilderness Speaks”
3. Fred Bodsworth: “Last of the Curlews”
4. Trevor Herriot: “Grass, Sky, Song”
5. Julia Zarankin: “Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder”
6. Bob Bell: “Out of the Lyme Light and Into the Sunlight”
7. Bridget Stutchbury: “Silence of the Songbirds”

8. Soren Bondrup-Nielsen: “A Sound Like Water Dripping: In Search of the Boreal Owl”

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