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The Bird Banter Podcast #75 with Matt Yawney

The Bird Banter Podcast #75 with Matt Yawney

September 14, 2020

Matt Yawney talks about finding vagrants in Grant County, WA, his birding story and more on The Bird Banter Podcast #75.  Be sure to read the blog post associated with this episode on The Bird Banter website.  

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Until next time. Good birding. Good day!

The Bird Banter Podcast ##73 with Jason Fidorra

The Bird Banter Podcast ##73 with Jason Fidorra

September 2, 2020

Jason Fidorra and I talk about his experiences as the Washington State Wildlife manager for the Department of Fish and Wildlife in Benton and Franklin Counties, as well as his experiences as a field researcher prior to that job, his birding story, the shrub-steppe habitat of his area, and more.  Enjoy. 

You can find Jason on Facebook. 

He also moderates the Tricities Birders Facebook page.

Be sure to check out the blog post on BirdBanter,.\\.com for more details.  

The Bird Banter Podcast #72 with Kimball Garrett

The Bird Banter Podcast #72 with Kimball Garrett

August 24, 2020

On The Bird Banter Podcast #72 with Kimball Garrett we talk about Kimball's extensive experience as a Los Angeles County, CA birder, his work as the Collections Manager for the L.A. Natural History Museum Ornithology Collection, of his time in the golden days of California birding, and his birding story and experiences.  Enjoy. 

Here is a link to Kimball's bio and contact info at the museum. 

Check out the blog post on BirdBanter.com for more information related to the episode. 

The Bird Banter Podcast #71: Ed on Birding Resources

The Bird Banter Podcast #71: Ed on Birding Resources

August 10, 2020

On The Bird Banter Podcast #71 host Ed Pullen talks about resources birders can use to learn to be better birders, to identify birds, and to further their enjoyment of birding.

See the Supplemental Information blog post on BirdBanter.com for links to find most of the resources mentioned in this episode.

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Until next time.  Good birding. Good day!

The Bird Banter Podcast #70 with Peter Hodum

The Bird Banter Podcast #70 with Peter Hodum

July 31, 2020

Peter Hodum is a professor at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and is a passionate birder and researcher of seabirds.  We talk about his passion and work with seabirds off the Washington coast as well as in the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile. Peter is an eloquent speaker, penultimate teacher, and I know you’ll enjoy hearing his birding story. For lots of photos and much more detail check out the post on the Bird Banter blog at http://birdbanter.com

Here is a link to Peters not-for-profit mentioned in the episode.  https://oikonos.org/

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #69 with Francisco Garcia

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #69 with Francisco Garcia

July 24, 2020

Hear about birding in San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico from a local guide and top local birder. San Blas is an area where you can find a large variety of species and habitats all on short drive day trips while based in this delightful coastal community.  

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #69 with Francisco Garcia

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #69 with Francisco Garcia

July 24, 2020

On The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #69 with Francisco Garcia we talk about birding in the San Blas area of Nayarit, Mexico on the west coast between Mazatlán and Puerto Nuevo.  Francisco runs Safaris San Blas, a birding guide service in that area, and was recommended as a guest by Heather Ballash and Marcus Roening when we recorded Episode #64. 

Here is a link to the Safaris San Blas Facebook page where you can find Francisco’s Phone number and email address. 

Here is a link to the ABA A Birder’s Guide to Washington that I praise in the introduction to the episode.

Thanks for listening. Good birding and good day!

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #68 with Dennis Paulson

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #68 with Dennis Paulson

July 17, 2020

On The Bird Banter Podcast Episode with Dennis Paulson we talk about his start as a bird watcher, his life as a naturalist, his dragonfly studies and publications, his travels, and a bit about the politics of conservation and environmentalism.  Birding, Bird Watching, and the love of nature are common themes. Enjoy.

You can reach dennis by email at dennispaulson - at- comcast.net

He is on facebook as @dennis.paulson.10 and as he mentions he posts educational info with photos regularly.

Read more details about Dennis and the episode at the Bird Banter blog.  

Until next time. Good birding. Good day!

 

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #67 with Dr. Roger Lederer

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #67 with Dr. Roger Lederer

July 10, 2020

On The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #67 with Dr. Roger Lederer we talk about not just birding and ornithology, but tips on how to prepare for a career in ornighology, travel, and his birding website Ornithology.com  Below are some links to topics we discuss.

Here is the page on Ornithology Careers.

Here is the Osher Foundation site for  adult courses Dr. Lederer discusses.

Here are links to some of the other episodes I talk about in the intro.

Blog post on the Mary Gustafson Episode #55 

 

Good birding.  Good day!

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #66 with Andrew Emlen

The Bird Banter Podcast Episode #66 with Andrew Emlen

July 3, 2020

Andrew took me out birding in Wahkiakum County, WA and we recorded this episode after a great day of birding.  We talk about the Alcyon Farm, his home and wonderful natural area, birding in Wahkiakum County, his Skamokawa Swamp Opera band, his Sea Kayak Business, the history of steemboats on the Columbia River, and more. He is a fabulously talented and interesting person.  
Here is a link to the facebook page of the Skamokawa Swamp Opera

and here is a link to Columbia River Kayaking. 

Read and see lots more at The Bird Banter Blog. 

Until next time. Good birding and Good Day!

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