Cowbird advocate Sarah Winnicki joins us to make the case for the humble cowbird, under-appreciated at best and outright disliked at worst.
About Nate SwickThe 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. Join host Nate Swick every other Thursday for news and happenings, recent rarities, guests from around the birding world, and features of interest to every birder.
The thrush rush continues with Redwings in Newfoundland and New Brunswick! Also Little Gull in Mississippi and Black-headed Grosbeak in Maine.
This Month in Birding for January 2021 brings together Danielle Belleny, Sam DeJarnett, and Sean Milnes to talk Audubon woes, condor reintroduction, gear snobbery and birding with Gucci!
Birder and photographer Clare Kines joins Nate to talk about the birding and nature experiences to be found at Arctic Bay, north of the Arctic Circle on Baffin Island in Nunavut.
Dr. Janet Ng studies raptors on the southern Canadian plains, looking for ways for the birds of this unique landscape can share the land with humans using it for energy development.
Author, educator, and scientist John Kricher's new book on Bird Behavior is a nice addition to the excellent Peterson Reference Guide series. He joins Nate to chat about this culmination of his career and the nuances of communicating complicated concepts to laypeople.
A Hawfinch in Yukon Territory, a territorial 1st and a 1st for Canada, is a fantastic way to end the year in rarities. Plus 1st records for Tennessee, Virginia, and Delaware.