May 20, 2022

01 Days .   20 Hours .   11 Minutes .   59 Seconds You missed out! I am speaking with Hannah Scharf, Ph.D. Candidate in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior, in the cowbird lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hannah is using avian brood parasites and their hosts to study social behavior, information use,

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May 19, 2022

How does art influence attitudes to nature, and how can it help to create positive outcomes in conservation?The next Bird Emergency Live Stream features two artists who put nature and wildlife at the centre of their art, and birds feature prominently.Meet Brenton See and Sally Edmonds, prominent artists based in Perth in Western Australia. Live

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May 16, 2022

Dr. Holly Parsons and Grant Williams recently spoke with Dr. Joe Welklin about his research for The Fairywren Project – examining a super-interesting group of Australasian birds, the genus Malurus, better known as Fairywrens. Joe Welklin and his research partner Allison Johnson are the people behind The Fairywren Project. Joe is based at the University of Nevada,

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May 14, 2022

Listen to the podcast feed It isn’t hard to tell that Jarod Hitchings is pretty keen on the Prothonotary Warbler (just look at that grin!), one of the most-loved migratory species in North America.  Jarod knows exactly when to expect his favourite migrants, and when they should be departing.  That’s how birds, and the migratory,

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May 14, 2022

Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day (WorldMigratoryBirdDay.org) and this episode we talk to Scott Pursner from the Taiwan Wild Bird Federation about the birds that move thorough Taiwan, that reside in Taiwan and the reclaimation project to maintain some disused salt pans, that had become important habitat for some rare bird species. Scott talks about the variation

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