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 19: Love and Death Among the Cranes | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 16:52

Julie Zickefoose reads her controversial column, “Love and Death Among the Cranes.”

 Episode 18: Phoebe and The Young Birder’s Guide | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 16:00

Bill Thompson, III, interviews Phoebe Linnea Thompson, his daughter and co-author on The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America.

 Episode 17: Adventures in Birding With Bryan Bland | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 29:26

Bill Thompson, III, asks birding tour leader Bryan Bland to recount his memorable travels to India and beyond.

 Episode 16: Capsized by Rogue Wave | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 17:55

Lisa White from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt reads an excerpt from All Things Reconsidered, by Roger Tory Peterson and edited by Bill Thompson, III.

 Episode 15: Birding the World With Victor Emanuel | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 21:34

Bill Thompson, III talks with Victor Emanuel and discusses his inspiration for creating a worldwide birding and nature tour company.

 Episode 14: birdJam: a Revolution in Bird Identification | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 15:05

Bill Thompson, III talks with birdJam cofounders Jay Davis and Denese VanDyne about the origins and potential of birdJam.

 Episode 13: The Singing Life of Birds | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 26:36

Author Donald Kroodsma discusses the art and science behind listening to bird songs.

 Episode 12: Paradise Lost | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 15:50

Artist, author, and naturalist Julie Zickefoose reads Paradise Lost, an essay from her latest book, Letters from Eden.

 Episode 11: Adventure on Rapa Nui | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 25:32

Tropical birding expert Alvaro Jaramillo took a side trip to Rapa Nui (Easter Island), which became one of the best experiences of his birding life.

 Episode 10: A Conversation with Lang Elliott | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 25:32

Lang Elliott, the mighty maven of bird sound in North America, talks about his inspiration and renowned work in recording nature sounds.

 Episode 9: A Conversation with Kenn Kaufman | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 28:18

Birding all-star Kenn Kaufman talks about his life with birds, his early days as a bird watcher, his latest field guides, the great Roger Tory Peterson, and the future of birding.

 Episode 8: A Five Hawk Experience | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 6:34

Bird artist Keith Hansen stepped out of his Bolinas, California art studio one morning and had a mind-blowing hawk encounter. In a matter of moments five different hawk species flew past Keith as he stood watching. In this episode of This Birding Life, Keith tells the story of his Five Hawk Experience.

 Episode 7: A Postcard from Tikal | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 13:54

This Birding Life ventures beyond the borders of the U.S. for this episode, heading south to Guatemala and the ancient Mayan city of Tikal. There, host Bill Thompson, III, Julie Zickefoose, and Jeff Gordon discuss tropical birding and the birds of Tikal from the top of a Mayan temple.


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