This Month in Birding: December 2020

December 24, 2020

It’s the end of December and the end of 2020, and the This Month in Birding crew takes a broader look at the month and the year that was and looks forward to a brighter 2021 in birds. Host Nate Swick is joined this week by The Birdist Nick Lund, co-host of the Bird Sh*t podcast Mo Stych, and host of Topic’s Birds of North America Jason Ward to talk about the eBirdification of birding, whether seeing birds is the same as getting a raise, weird bird noses, and what we loved about 2020, a year that had a lot to offer despite, well, you know.

Links to topics discussed:

eBirdification of Birding

Access to greater bird diversity can generate as much happiness as getting a raise.

Birdsong increases the well-being of hikers

Bird beaks can detect vibrations

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