300 episodes

Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds is a call-in show of entertaining conversation about wild birds -- attracting them to your back yard, identifying them, feeding them, and learning more about them along the way. Every week, we have contests for prizes like bird feeders and other great bird-related stuff, along with expert guests. So, whether you're an experienced birder, or you're new to birding, listen in, and be part of the show by calling in with a question, sharing some information or observations, or trying for one of our prizes. It's birdwatching--in the backyard and beyond.

Talkin' Birds Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds

    • Nature
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds is a call-in show of entertaining conversation about wild birds -- attracting them to your back yard, identifying them, feeding them, and learning more about them along the way. Every week, we have contests for prizes like bird feeders and other great bird-related stuff, along with expert guests. So, whether you're an experienced birder, or you're new to birding, listen in, and be part of the show by calling in with a question, sharing some information or observations, or trying for one of our prizes. It's birdwatching--in the backyard and beyond.

    #782 May 31, 2020

    #782 May 31, 2020

    On Our Latest Show: The theme is Tree Swallows, with a review of the new book about them from Susan Richmond; a report about their behavior from Mike O’Connor; and a note about their nesting in our Talkin’ Birds Garden. Plus, we meet the feisty House Wren, and hear a Scarlet Tanager in an Audio Postcard from our Freya McGregor.

    • 30 min
    #781 May 24, 2020

    #781 May 24, 2020

    On Our Latest Show: Orioles — Baltimore and Bullock’s; a Dawn Chorus audio postcard; and the joys of mealworms.

    • 30 min
    #780 May 17, 2020

    #780 May 17, 2020

    On Our Latest Show: Keeping at-home kids busy with great Cornell Lab projects; the latest from the Talkin' Birds Book Nest; and why you should keep your bird feeders up through May.

    • 30 min
    #779 May 10, 2020

    #779 May 10, 2020

    On our latest show: David Sibley is our special guest; Mike O'Connor explains why birds sing so early in the morning; and we meet the beautiful Black-and-white Warbler.

    • 30 min
    #778 May 3, 2020

    #778 May 3, 2020

    On our latest show: birds tapping on windows; giant crow roosts; and the tiniest bird in America.

    • 30 min
    #777 April 26, 2020

    #777 April 26, 2020

    On our latest show: Tracking Golden Eagles; a review of a new oceanic birds book; and help for high frequency sound-challenged birders.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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5 Star Show

Great show, very well presented and structured. Ray makes everyone feel like his doing the show just for them.
5 Stars well deserved.

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