250 episodes

"For the Birds" began airing on KUMD in Duluth, MN, in May, 1986, and is the longest continually-running radio program about birds in the U.S. Hundreds more episodes are available for free at http://www.lauraerickson.com/radio/.

Laura Erickson's For the Birds Laura Erickson

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 93 Ratings

"For the Birds" began airing on KUMD in Duluth, MN, in May, 1986, and is the longest continually-running radio program about birds in the U.S. Hundreds more episodes are available for free at http://www.lauraerickson.com/radio/.

    Our Changing World

    Our Changing World

    The only constant is change, for better and for worse.

    • 6 min
    Why I Live in Duluth

    Why I Live in Duluth

    What drew Laura and her husband Russ to Duluth in 1981?

    • 4 min
    February Update

    February Update

    How can it be spring before winter even arrives?

    • 4 min
    Death of a New York Celebrity: Flaco the Owl

    Death of a New York Celebrity: Flaco the Owl

    Flaco the Eurasian Eagle-Owl whose enclosure in the Central Park Zoo was vandalized, leading to his escape on February 2, 2023, died Friday.

    • 5 min
    Mission Accomplished: Fieldfare!!

    Mission Accomplished: Fieldfare!!

    Laura headed back to Prentice Park in Ashland on Wednesday and this time saw (and got VERY bad photos) of the Fieldfare.

    • 5 min
    Chickadee with a Deformed Bill

    Chickadee with a Deformed Bill

    On Tuesday, Laura suddenly noticed a chickadee with a badly overgrown, crossed bill at her feeder.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

deborahtn ,

Late Hummingbirds at feeder

Enjoy your podcast so much. I too have had some surprise hummingbirds this past weekend. I keep changing the nectar in my last two feeders I have kept out. I shout through the window. “Head south little one, frost is coming”

o1/;7ldul ,

Wit, wisdom and vast knowledge of the avian world make this woman a must hear!

Thank you for airing Laura over the years!

ACK Now ,

It’s a pleasure

Really enjoy this as a supplement to my daily bird watching on my feeders.

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