On BirdBanter Dr. Ed Pullen will talk birding with other birders. Birding stories of travel, experiences, friendships and great bird sightings and adventures will be open topics of discussion.
The Bird Banter Podcast #83 with Matt Bartels
How does the Washington Rare Birds Committee work and what makes it effective? How did Matt find 200 species of birds in every one of the 39 WA counties, and how did he get so passionate about county listing? Interested in the history and workings of the Washington Birds website (and printed journal prior to the website)? Matt and I talk about these topics and more on The Bird Banter Podcast #83. Enjoy.
WOS Bird Records Committee pages
The Bird Banter Podcast #82 with Paul Bannick
Paul Bannick is an award winning photographer and author and on this episode we talk about his photography, his new books about the Life History of Great Gray and Snowy Owls, his conservation work, photography in general and his life’s work and stories. Enjoy.
Here is a link to Paul’s website, where you can contact him by email or buy his books.
Read more and see related info on this episode at the Bird Banter Blog.
Until next time: Good birding and good day!
The Bird Banter Podcast #81 with Florence Reed and Patrick McMillan
I learned lots and had fun talking with Florence Reed and Patrick McMillan. I learned that most of the people in the world feed themselves on relatively small family farms, and that helping them inprove yields and improve their health and lives. This alone would be a worthy endeavor, but these farming methods can at the same time really make a difference in the global climate change crisis while improving habitat for migratory birds. Birders should care about this. I do, and am so happy to have the chance to talk with these two passionate experts.
You can learn about Sustainable Harvest International on their web site, follow them on Facebook, and support their cause if you feel compelled as I have felt.
Learn more at the Bird Banter Blog post about this episode.
Until next time. Good birding and Good Day!
The Bird Banter Podcast #80 with Darren Clark
On The Bird Banter Podcast #80 Darren Clark and I talk about birding Idaho, photography, eBird, tell birding stories and more. Enjoy.
You can contact Darren Clark at his website Darren Clark Photography, or follow him on Instagram at either @darrenclark or @idahobirds
Here is Darren’s eBird Profile.
Be sure to check out the BirdBanter.com website to see the blog post with lots more details and links related to this episode.Until next time; Good Birding and Good Day!
The Bird Banter Podcast #79 with Lynn Barber
Lynn Barber, big year birder in several states and the ABA, and author of three books joins me on this episode of The Bird Banter Podcast. Lynn is an accomplished birder and tireless big year birder. She holds the Texas and Alaska big year records, and until 2016 I believe had the highest ABA Big Year total for a woman. She has a great story. Enjoy.
Lynn lives in Anchorage, and prior to the Covid-19 pandemic got stock of her new book, Big Years, Biggest States: Birding in Texas and Alaska that you can get as a signed copy mailed to you by contacting her on email email@example.com Just put book order in the subject line and she'll arrange to send you a copy.
See the blog post on birdbanter.com to find more details and information related to Lynn and her story.
Thanks for listening. Good birding. Good Day!
The Bird Banter Podcast #78 with Nick Lund
Nick Lund, "The Birdist" and I talk about how he became The Birdist, birding in Maine, his birding story, and about birding adventures and more on this episode.
Here are some key links related to the episode. See the blog post about this episode on the Bird Banter Blog for more information.
The ABA Podcast episode on birding Newfoundland
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