2020 Splits and Lumps with Nick Block
June 11, 2020
It’s split and lump season again. And that means Dr. Nick Block, professor of Biology at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts and Secretary of the ABA’s Recording Standards and Ethics Committee, is back on the podcast. He joins host Nate Swick to talk Northwestern Crow, Great White Heron, messy duck genetics, and scrub-less jays.
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The American Birding Podcast brings together staff and friends of the American Birding Association as we talk about birds, birding, travel and conservation in North America and beyond.
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That highway species split analogy is a good one! I started thinking about it and one specific scenario that could work in even more detail is when you’re approaching an open weigh station, especially when there are three or more lanes on each side of the freeway. Most semis (or tractor trailers, if you prefer) usually keep to the right few lanes even when the weigh station isn’t close, but as you get closer to that weigh station exit, they all get in that far right lane to be ready to exit. At the same time, a lot of the… Read more »
Are transcripts of these podcasts available? For various reasons, including time spent and hearing issues, I (and I wonder if there are not others) would vastly prefer to read this information rather than hear it narrated.