19 episodes

The Weekly Bird Report with Mark Faherty can be heard every Wednesday on WCAI, the local NPR station for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. Mark has been the Science Coordinator at Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary since August 2007 and has led birding trips for Mass Audubon since 2002. He is past president of the Cape Cod Bird Club and current member of the Massachusetts Avian Records Committee.

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    • 4.5 • 26 Ratings

The Weekly Bird Report with Mark Faherty can be heard every Wednesday on WCAI, the local NPR station for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. Mark has been the Science Coordinator at Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary since August 2007 and has led birding trips for Mass Audubon since 2002. He is past president of the Cape Cod Bird Club and current member of the Massachusetts Avian Records Committee.

    Amazing ornithological discoveries keep coming

    Amazing ornithological discoveries keep coming

    This has been a giddy week for the Massachusetts ornithological community, as the hits just keep coming from the Cape and Islands.

    • 4 min
    You know you’re having a heat wave when South American birds try to breed on the Cape

    You know you’re having a heat wave when South American birds try to breed on the Cape

    Like so many things these days, it began on Facebook. In a group devoted to birds on the Cape, buried in a comment thread, someone from the Upper Cape – I’ll call her “Jo Anne” because, well, that’s her name - casually mentioned she had been seeing a certain big, improbably rare bird hanging out in her yard.

    • 3 min
    A debate around the state of Monarch butterflies

    A debate around the state of Monarch butterflies

    We need to talk about Monarchs. Yes, it’s that time of year when I hijack the bird report to talk butterflies, and it’s come none too soon.

    • 4 min
    Listen carefully for songbirds; they're still here

    Listen carefully for songbirds; they're still here

    Last week I had the chance to do something I haven’t done in years — camping on the Cape.

    • 4 min
    Bird activity to look for in July

    Bird activity to look for in July

    • 4 min
    A great spot to view rare seabirds? Go on a whale watch

    A great spot to view rare seabirds? Go on a whale watch

    Now that summer is fully here in tourism terms, it’s peak time for whale watches — a must on anyone’s list of summer activities, whether you’re a salty local or a wide-eyed weekly renter.

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

malkahmae28 ,

Beginner Bird Watcher

Love this podcast; please don’t stop

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