This Birding Life (Enhanced) show

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.

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 Episode 34: The Birding Life of Greg Miller | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 58:03

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.

 Episode 33: An Interview with David Frankel, Director of "The Big Year" | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 18:57

In this episode, TBL host Bill Thompson, III, interviews David Frankel, director of the movie “The Big Year.”

 Episode 32: Trekking for the Philippine Eagle | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 17:24

BWD editor Bill Thompson, III, reads his account of a trek to see the Philippine Eagle on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.

 Episode 31: An Interview with Michael Male | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 41:40

Bill Thompson, III, interviews Michael Male, one of the world’s leading nature videographers.

 Episode 30: Sophie Webb: Life at Sea | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 35:02

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.

 Episode 29: Nature in Iraq | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 28:38

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.

 Episode 28: The Bird Call Lady | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 22:58

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.

 Episode 27: Music and Birds: Jonathan Meiberg of Shearwater | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 31:32

Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews Jonathan Meiberg, a birder and leader of the indie-rock band Shearwater.

 Episode 26: Voices of Guyana | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 58:49

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.

 Episode 25: An Englishman in Florida | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 22:16

English birder Bo Beolens, “the Fatbirder,” recounts his first birding trip to Florida.

 Episode 24: Birding in Panama | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 29:59

During an eight-day birding trip to Panama, Host Bill Thompson, III interviews traveling companions for experiences and impressions.

 Episode 23: The Big Sit! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 55:25

Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews participants in the 2008 Big Sit! held in the birding tower on his farm, Indigo Hill, in southeastern Ohio.

 Episode 22: Snippets From a Life Gone to the Birds | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 55:25

Humorist Al Batt recounts his experiences with all aspects of the natural world at the 2009 Midwest Birding Symposium in Lakeside, Ohio.

 Episode 21: Saving the Cebu Flowerpecker | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 27:46

Bill Thompson, III, talks with Lisa Marie Paguntalan about saving one of the rarest birds in the world.

 Episode 20: iBird and the Evolution of the Digital Field Guide | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 27:46

Bill Thompson, III, talks with Mitchell Waite about iBird and the future of digital field guides in general.


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