Dr. Jeff Wells is the Science and Policy Director for the Boreal Songbird Initiative. He has earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading bird experts and conservation biologists. Join us Christmas Day for this episode.
John Kricher, Author of numerous books and his most recent book The New Neotropical Companion (2017), a third edition of John’s successful book, A Neotropical Companion joins BCR for this epic conversation.
Michael DiGiorgio is a nationally recognized artist and has been painting birds since the age of five. Michael began to study bird paintings from the late Don Eckelberry in 1979. Committed to painting from life he has traveled extensively to create field sketches and fine art of birds, plants, and habitats. Michael is currently illustrating plates for Birds of South America vol.3 with Robert Ridgley and Guy Tudor. Please join BirdCallsRadio for this extraordinary conversation.
Chris Rimmer is the Founding Executive Director of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. His recent work has focused on conservation research of Bicknell’s Thrush at both ends of its migratory range, from New York and New England to the Dominican Republic and Cuba.
Patrick J. Lynch is an author or co-author of nine books published by Yale University Press, including his latest book in 2018, “A Field Guide to Cape Cod.” Including Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island & Eastern Long Island. A comprehensive guide to the environmental history, natural environments, plants, and animals of Cape Cod and it’s nearby Islands.
Juliana Barrett is with the University of Connecticut Sea Grant College Program and the Department of Extension. Her work focuses on climate change adaptation and coastal habitat management working with Connecticut’s municipalities, NGO’s and state and federal partners.
BirdCallsRadio officially reports LIVE at the 72nd Annual Cape may Fall Festival 2018, hosted by New Jersey Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory in Cape May, NJ on October 18-21, 2018.
Pete Dunne and Kevin Karlson talk about all things Gulls in their latest book “Gulls Simplified”. Known both for their lifelong devotion to wildlife and conservation, joins BirdCallsRadio LIVE on location.
BirdCallsRadio reports LIVE at the 4th Annual American Birding Expo 2018 that is hosted by Birdwatcher’s Digest, held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks PA.
BirdCallsRadio reports LIVE at the 20th Annual Audubon Greenwich Hawk Watch Fall Festival, a state office of the National Audubon Society in Greenwich CT.
Dr. Merlin D. Tuttle is an ecologist, wildlife photographer, and conservationist who has studied bats and championed their preservation for more than 55 years and continues as the founder of Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation.
Celebration of Helen Hays 50th Anniversary of Great Gull Island; a tern research colony she has directed since 1969 for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Catherine Hamilton, Bird Artist & Naturalist is our third guest in a continued featured series called "Women In Conservation" talks with BCR Host, Mardi Dickinson about her evolution as a bird artist, inspiration, favorite subject matters, field sketching prowess, and her dedication to supporting bird conservation efforts.
Mardi Dickinson, BCR Host, reports LIVE from the 13th Annual Jamaica Bay Shorebird Festival that is held at the Gateway National Recreation Area unit of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge within the U.S. National Park Service; talks with many people that flock here to witness the spectacular yearly occurrence of the fall shorebird migration.
Bernd Heinrich, A Naturalist, Biologist and Writer Joins BCR host Mardi Dickinson to talk about his lastest book "A Naturalist at Large" and the back-story about the early influences on his interest in science and natural history.
Brian K. Wheeler has been studying, painting, and photographing birds of prey throughout the United States and Canada for more than fifty years. His latest books ‘Birds of Prey of the West” and its companion volume, “Birds of Prey of the East”, are the most comprehensive and authoritative field guides to North American birds of prey ever published.
Dale Rosselet, VP for Education with New Jersey Audubon since 1983 joins Mardi Dickinson for an in depth conversation on all statewide and center-based programming efforts for the organization.
Frank Gallo, Author & Birder stops by and talks with host, Mardi Dickinson on his newly released book on Birding in Connecticut and getting people outside to enjoy nature.
Viginia Rose, initiated Birdability on birding for the mobility challenged, talks with host, Mardi Dickinson about to getting mobility challenged people out in the parks and enjoying nature, by way of birding; and in turn, to make birding more accessible.
Kimberly Kaufman, Executive Director of the Black Swamp Bird Observatory is our second guest in a continued featured series called “Women In Conservation”, talks with host Mardi Dickinson about her passion in the natural world and lifelong contributions to wild birds and conservation.
Mardi Dickinson, BCR Host, reports LIVE from NW Ohio on the Biggest Week 2018 Moments talks with many world travelers that flock here to witness the spectacular yearly occurrence of spring migration of songbirds on so many levels!
Bonnie Paton Moon, author and a daughter of the late Wally and Marion Paton of Paton’s Birders Haven now in perpetuity called Tucson Audubon’s Paton Center for Hummingbirds stops by with an update.
Sheri L. Williamson is a lifelong naturalist, co-founder and co-director of the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory, and author of A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America in the Peterson Field Guide Series. She lives near the Mexican border in Bisbee, Arizona with her husband and colleague Tom Wood and their dependents: a geriatric parrot, a rescue dog, three pampered pet chickens, and hundreds of freeloading wild birds.
David Toews Ph.D. flys by to talk with host Mardi Dickinson about Warbler Hybrids & Genomics. The dynamics of hybridization, the patterns of genomic divergence, and understanding the genetic basis for phenotypic differences.