This Month in Birding: July 2021

July 29, 2021

The last episode of the month means This Month in Birding, with a panel of Orietta Estrada, Gabriel Foley, and Mikko Jimenez. We have some interesting topics to chat about this week including that mystery bird illness and a possible connection to cicadas, a historical perspective on bird names in a major ornithological journal, how bird science is furthered by indigenous languages, Piping Plover movies and birds in the Olympics.

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Links to topics discussed include:

Thoughts on the mystery bird illness in the east.

The Ibis paper on redressing common bird names

Local Legends About Birds Help to Preserve Language and Culture

Monty and Rose Documentary to Debut on Labor Day in Chicago

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Photo Credit for Jimenez: Claudine Williams

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