The Big Year that Flew By with Arjan Dwarshuis
May 11, 2023
In 2016, Arjan Dwarshuis undertook a massive birding year that took him from his home in the Netherlands to 6 continents, 41 countries, and just over 6,800 species of birds. His global big year was a massive feat, breaking the record set, at the time, by Noah Strycker only a year earlier. He wrote about his adventure in a book, and forgive me for this, Een bevlogan jaar, translated this year into Egnlish as The Big Year that Flew By. He joins us to look back on that year.
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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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Dear Nate, I listen regularly and yours is really the ONLY podcast that I listen to and keep up with. Our local Audubon (Mendocino Coast Audubon) finally was able to organize a post-covid visit by Nathan Pieplow who wrote the Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Western (and Eastern!) North America. It was an excellent presentation and I could not figure out why you have not had him on your show. I know the books came out just prior to covid, but am hoping you might interview him on the podcast. I will continue to share your shows as… Read more »