The Casual Birder Podcast Podcast

The Casual Birder Podcast

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Amy Chillag is a writer and producer for CNN Special Projects. She is also a casual birdwatcher. She tells me about the joy she feels at seeing the birds that visit her backyard in Atlanta, Georgia, and the article she wrote about the power of birdwatching for peace of mind: https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/12/health/sw-birding-for-health/index.html   Don't miss an episode: subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Follow me on - Twitter: https://twitter.com/CasualBirderPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/casualbirderpodcast/ or join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/CasualBirderPodcast/   Thanks to: Randy Braun for designing the artwork for the show The Drones for letting me use 'Short Sleeved Shirt' as my theme music. Check out their website at www.dronesmusic.net
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. In this episode, Suzy takes part in the Big Garden Birdwatch and the featured birds are Nuthatches.          
Part 2 of the special penguin edition. Suzy is joined by her husband, John, to talk about the penguins they saw in Antarctica in 2014. This week's penguins are Gentoo, King, Chinstrap and Adelie. If you like the show, please rate and review it, and share that you listened on social media.
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week, I speak with artist ATMStreetArt to hear about the stunning bird murals he paints to raise awareness of the bird species threatened by habitat loss.  Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @ATMStreetArt  and visit his website at ATMStreetArt.com   Subscribe, and follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week, I catch up with Julian Jackson to hear about his progress on the Big Blind Walk, and I  conduct a 10 minute bird watch in my garden.  Find Julian's site here: bigblindwalk.com Subscribe, and follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy talks with long-time listener Jeremy Schwartz about his love of birding.  The featured birds are American Wigeon,  Eurasian Wigeon, Green-winged Teal and Teal, and listeners were asked to list the 3 birds that visit their gardens or outside space most often.  Hear the first responses from that.   Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  Also on Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week, we revisit the Dawn Chorus as I take part in an early morning walk at RSPB Nagshead on International Dawn Chorus Day, and share recordings of the birds I heard. Also, I interview my husband, John, following a bird walk that wasn’t cold and rainy (for a change)!   Subscribe, and follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy speaks to return guest Alan White about the Finches in his garden. The featured birds are: Chaffinch, House Finch, Purple Finch, and Finch cousin: the House Sparrow.   Join us in our Facebook group at Bit.ly/CasualBirderFB
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy speaks with Jessica Delisle from the Retail Nightmares podcast about the birds she sees from the balcony of her apartment in Vancouver. The featured birds are Eurasian, Blue and Steller’s Jays. Jessica’s podcast is Retail Nightmares http://retailnightmares.com/ Find Jessica’s band, Energy Slime, and Jay Arner tracks at Jay Arner’s Bandcamp site: https://jayarner.bandcamp.com/album/new-dimensional   If you like the podcast, please rate and review the show wherever you download podcasts, and tell a friend about it. Also, join our Facebook group: Bit.ly/CasualBirderFB
A podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week, in a bumper episode, I have a lovely chat with Alan White about the birds seen in his garden. Alan (@lawthreeper) is a well-known supporter of Maximum Fun Podcasts and a valued friend of The Casual Birder Podcast. The featured birds are the European Robin, American Robin, and Northern Cardinal. And there's a reminder about the Listener Challenge! Alan’s interview starts at 08:50.  If you enjoy the podcast, please rate and review it wherever you download podcasts, and maybe tell a friend about it! 
This week I speak with Camille, co-founder of Coyote Kids in Los Angeles, which provides guided walks and workshops to children, teaching them about the Natural World.   Listeners share the birds they have seen.  Includes bird observations from the hosts of the following shows: Roots and All Baked and Awake Theme Park Films   Links: Find Camille at Coyote Kids Citizen Science website: iNaturalist   Sunshine Summit 2018: www.sunshineandpowercuts.com   Follow me on Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast
This week, it’s the Corvids! Find out why I was spooked by a Raven, and hear some awesome vocalisations from a Rook that visited my garden! Also, feedback on the birds listeners saw during the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch. Birds described in this episode: Raven, Carrion Crow, Hooded Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Eurasian Magpie, Eurasian Jay, Chough.  Please also listen to my episode on Eurasian Jays, Blue Jays and Steller's Jays, with guest Jessica Delisle: http://casualbirderpod.libsyn.com/the-casual-birder-podcast-14-jays   Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Follow me on - Twitter: https://twitter.com/CasualBirderPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/casualbirderpodcast/ or join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/CasualBirderPodcast/   Thanks to: Randy Braun for designing the artwork for the show. The Drones for letting me use 'Short Sleeved Shirt' as my theme music. Check out their website at www.dronesmusic.net  
Episode 37: Ten Minute Birdwatch_July Join me as I do a ten minute birdwatch and short bird walk. Having encouraged listeners to do the same I share their results, which includes the bird lists from these podcasters: @pupsnpopculture @RoughGiraffePod @Preshaah_Frosty @sharppodcast   Check out their shows at: Pups n Popculture: pupsnpopculture.com Sharp- The Podcast: https://www.sharppodcast.com Rough Giraffe: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/rough-giraffe/id1214743716?mt=2 The Show with The Preshaah and Frosty: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-show-with-the-preshaah-and-frosty/id1302144060?mt=2
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Episode 35: This week, I did the most casual of birding by sitting in my garden and seeing what visits, and the featured birds are the Red-Legged Partridge and California Quail.   Subscribe, and follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB
A podcast for people interested in wild birds. The Dawn Chorus is becoming more evident, Suzy takes her husband on another cold birdwalk, and the featured birds are Song and Mistle Thrushes.   Follow the show on: Twitter @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Facebook: bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
This week, I met with Martin Austwick, host of the Song by Song Podcast, for a bird walk in London’s Regent’s Park. Martin describes himself as a casual birder, and we had a lovely stroll around the park, just noticing the birds that were around. Along the way I heard about some of the birds that Martin has seen on his travels around the world.    Do listen to Martin’s show at  SongBySongPodcast.com  and Helen's show The Allusionist  Follow Martin on Twitter @martinaustwick or  @SongbysongPod and on Facebook @ SongBySongShow   Birds seen on our walk: Greylag Goose Canada Goose Coot Black-Headed Gull Lesser Black-backed Gull Carrion Crow Grey Heron Feral Pigeon Mute Swan Moorhen Egyptian Goose Herring Gull Cormorants Magpie Tufted Duck Wood Pigeon Long-Tailed Tits Great Tit Blue Tit Eider Ross’ Goose   The Casual Birder Podcast Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Follow me on - Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast or join the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB
Mark Carwardine is a conservationist, broadcaster and wildlife photographer. He is also a whale expert and leads wildlife tours around the world. I was recently on one of those tours, in Baja California. I spoke with Mark about the wildlife we saw and his conservation work. Mark’s website can be found at https://www.markcarwardine.com/   Whales and Dolphins seen on the whale-watching tour (in order seen): Common Dolphin Gray Whale Fin Whale Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Bottlenose Dolphin Blue Whale Humpback Whale Sperm Whale Peruvian Beaked Whale Dwarf Sperm Whale     Birds seen on the whale-watching tour (in order seen): 1. BROWN PELICAN 2. WESTERN GULL 3. SNOWY EGRET 4. GREAT BLUE HERON 5. GREAT EGRET 6. BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON 7. DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT 8. BLACK OYSTERCATCHER 9. BLACK-VENTED SHEARWATER 10. PINK-FOOTED SHEARWATER 11. BRANDT'S CORMORANT 12. SONG SPARROW 13. LINCOLN'S SPARROW 14. SWAINSON'S THRUSH 15. OSPREY 16. RAVEN 17. HEERMANN'S GULL 18. COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD 19. SURF SCOTER 20. TURKEY VULTURE 21. CASPIAN TERN 22. ROYAL TERN 23. REDDISH EGRET 24. POMARINE SKUA 25. WHITE IBIS 26. LONG-BILLED CURLEW 27. SANDERLING 28. RED-BILLED TROPICBIRD 29. MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD 30. BLUE-FOOTED BOOBY 31. BROWN BOOBY 32. XANTUS'S MURRELET 33. MASKED BOOBY 34. WHITE-THROATED SWIFT 35. YELLOW-FOOTED GULL 36. NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD 37. EARED GREBE 38. VERDIN 39. ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER 40. GILA WOODPECKER 41. LADDERBACKED WOODPECKER 42. WHITE-WINGED DOVE 43. NORTHERN CARDINAL 44. BLACK-THROATED SPARROW 45. HOUSE FINCH 46. CACTUS WREN 47. BLACK STORM PETREL 48. ELEGANT TERN 49. PELAGIC CORMORANT 50. HOUSE SPARROW     The Casual Birder Podcast Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Follow me on - Twitter: https://twitter.com/CasualBirderPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/casualbirderpodcast/ or join the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/CasualBirderPodcast/   Thanks to: Randy Braun for designing the artwork for the show. The Drones for letting me use 'Short Sleeved Shirt' as my theme music. Check out their website at www.dronesmusic.net  
A podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week, the courtship behaviours of birds are more noticeable, and the featured bird is the European Greenfinch. Follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Facebook: bit.ly/CasualBirderFB 
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. This week I talk to Julian Jackson, who is about to embark on The Big Blind Walk,  walking from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise awareness about sight loss.  Julian has a great knowledge and love of birds and hopes to encounter many different species as he travels from south to north. I also tell about a surprise visit by a Red-legged Partridge. More details about the Big Blind Walk can be found at BigBlindWalk.com Julian's Twitter is @BigBlindWalk   Subscribe, and follow the show on: Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast Join the discussion and see this week’s photos in the Facebook group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. In this episode, Suzy describes her birdwatching attempts during her visit to Cornwall at the end of December; talks about the shore birds she saw, and there’s a reminder about the Big Garden Birdwatch that’s coming up for UK listeners at the end of January.   Be sure to subscribe to the show! If you like the show, please rate and review the show wherever you download podcasts, and tell a friend about it. Join our Facebook group: Bit.ly/CasualBirderFB  
This week, I couldn’t resist conducting another 10 minute birdwatch, and the featured birds are Lapwings: Northern, Southern, and Masked.     Links for this episode: Bird observations from: The Vocal Fries Podcast https://vocalfriespod.fireside.fm/   Train station question from: Rough Giraffe Podcast https://roughgiraffe.podbean.com   Upcoming Live Event: Sunshine Summit https://www.sunshineandpowercuts.com/sunshinesummit2018/   Follow me on Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast
This week, I take a lunchtime bird walk and the featured birds are Wrens - the Eurasian Wren that is found all over Europe, and the House Wren and Bewick's Wren, that I saw in California. A special mention is given to the Superb Fairy-Wren seen in Eastern Australia.
This week, I speak with Carrie Poppy from the hit podcast Oh No, Ross and Carrie! about her connection with Feral Pigeons. Listeners also share their Pigeon tales.     Follow Carrie on Twitter  @CarriePoppyYES and on Instagram @carriepoppyyes Find Oh No, Ross and Carrie! on all podcatchers, or stream direct from http://maximumfun.org/shows/oh-no-ross-and-carrie       Follow me on Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast
I speak with Stephanie Seymour, a singer/songwriter who is also a passionate birder. Stephanie recently released an album of her songs, all featuring birds, with titles such as Blue Jay, Ruby Crowned Kinglet and Veery. She tells me where she got her inspiration for the album, and all about the birds she sees from her back yard in New Jersey. Buy There Are Birds and find out more about Stephanie From our conversation - further information on the Winter Wren (Widescreen image: thanks to  Bob Perry for the original photograph) Find out more about the  Audubon Christmas Bird Count and RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch   The Casual Birder Podcast Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Casual Birder Website Follow me on - Twitter   Instagram  Podchaser or join the Facebook Group Thank you to Randy Braun for designing the artwork for the show. The theme music is Short Sleeved Shirt by The Drones. Thanks to them for letting me use it. Check out their website at The Drones  
Suzy has lost her voice! Heather from Sunshine and Powercuts Podcast has kindly stepped in to provide an introduction to this bonus episode. Twice a year, in March and August, Heather hosts the Sunshine Summit, a week of live-streams to recognise and celebrate connections and bring people together from around the world. In August 2018 Heather spoke with Suzy about The Casual Birder Podcast and about Suzy's love of podcasts. This is a lightly edited version of the interview. Do check out the full video of this livestream here: Livestream Video Follow Heather here: www.twitter.com/SunPowerPod www.instagram.com/sunpowerpod www.facebook.com/sunshineandpowercuts www.geeksrising.com  
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Started
Nov 4th, 2017
Latest Episode
Feb 13th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
73
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
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