This Month in Birding – August 2021

August 26, 2021

It’s the last week of August and that means it’s time for This Month in Birding featuring a panel containing some folks familiar to those who are keeping up with the growing birding podcast scene. It’s a fun group with some birdosphere podcast crossover energy.  Mollee Brown from The Birding Co-op and the Life List podcast, Andrés Jiménez of Birds Canada’s new podcast The Warblers, and our old friend Nick Lund, The Birdist, join host Nate Swick to talk about birding ethics, trash parrots, fur thieves, and whether we have saved a bird.

Links to topics discussed this month:

Is birding a lifestyle or a hobby?

Trash Parrots open garbage cans in Australia

Birds stealing hair from unwitting mammals

Farewell to Barry the Barred Owl

Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian save a bird

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