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Sep. 20, 2013

Birding the Fall Migration

Birding tips on how to get the most out of the fall bird migration.

fall migration, birding, birdwatching, birder, hot spot, kenn kaufman, bird friendly, birds

Jul. 26, 2013

The 'Uncool' Passion of Jonathan Franzen

The best-selling novelist has a soft spot for birds.

birds, birding, birdwatching, audubon, jonathan franzen

Sep. 28, 2012

The Biology of Birds of Prey

We’ll check in with biologists studying American kestrels, prairie falcons, red-tailed hawks, and other raptors that nest in Idaho's Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. Plus, bringing back the California condor.

raptors, birds of prey, hawk, falcon, condor, eagle, idaho, boise idaho

Oct. 09, 2009

Tracking Bird Migration

Geese head south for the winter, and the swallows return to Capistrano - but how? In this hour, we'll talk about how birds make their migratory journeys, and how scientists are trying to study their travels.

birds, migration, flight

Mar. 22, 2013

Birds Evolve Shorter Wings to Escape Traffic Crush

Cliff swallows with shorter wings appear better suited to avoid becoming roadkill.

bird, evolution, maneuverability, wings, wingspan, birding, birdwatching, roadkill

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Another Reason To Spike That Eggnog

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