This Birding Life (Enhanced)
Summary: This Birding Life (Enhanced Format). This Birding Life is a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher’s Digest. And like the magazine’s content, the topics covered by This Birding Life range far and wide -- from the backyard to the tropics, from bird feeding to bird chasing, from authors reading from their books to birders talking about their "spark" bird. This Birding Life is guaranteed to make you think, laugh, and want to spend more time out there with the birds. It’s all about this wonderful hobby we share: watching and enjoying wild birds. Welcome to This Birding Life! Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
Greg Miller, an Ohio birder who served as inspiration for one of the characters in “The Big Year”, tell the story of his own birding life.
In this episode, TBL host Bill Thompson, III, interviews David Frankel, director of the movie “The Big Year.”
BWD editor Bill Thompson, III, reads his account of a trek to see the Philippine Eagle on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.
Bill Thompson, III, interviews Michael Male, one of the world’s leading nature videographers.
Bill Thompson, III, interviews Sophie Webb, an ornithologist/artist/author from California who spends much of each year at sea aboard an oceanic research vessel.
Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews an Iraqi civil engineer and an American soldier about their shared interest in observing and restoring nature in the war-torn country of Iraq.
Host Bill Thompson, III, talks with Nicole Perretta a.k.a The Bird Call Lady about her ability to imitate the songs and calls of more than 130 species of birds.
Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews Jonathan Meiberg, a birder and leader of the indie-rock band Shearwater.
Host Bill Thompson, III, journeys to Guyana and interviews Amerindian guides, ecotourism visionaries, international travel experts, and government officials about this world-class birding destination.
English birder Bo Beolens, “the Fatbirder,” recounts his first birding trip to Florida.
During an eight-day birding trip to Panama, Host Bill Thompson, III interviews traveling companions for experiences and impressions.
Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews participants in the 2008 Big Sit! held in the birding tower on his farm, Indigo Hill, in southeastern Ohio.
Humorist Al Batt recounts his experiences with all aspects of the natural world at the 2009 Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio.
Bill Thompson, III, talks with Lisa Marie Paguntalan about saving one of the rarest birds in the world.
Bill Thompson, III, talks with Mitchell Waite about iBird and the future of digital field guides in general.