77: Virtual Birdfair and Summer Birdwatching Update

In episode 77, I share my thoughts on the Virtual Birdfair, give an update on my garden birds, and tell you about my summer bird walks. Plus, there’s exciting news about a group eBird account for The Casual Birder Podcast and I invite you to participate in the upcoming Global Bird Weekend Time stamps: 00:00:54 Virtual Birdfair 00:04:53 Group eBird Account 00:08:16 Global Bird Weekend 00:10:03 Suzy’s Bird Notes 00:14:50 Hanging with Hedgehogs 00:16:59 Lesser Black-backed Gull Drama 00:20:25 Rook and Magpie Story 00:24:10 Bird Walks 00:32:45 Your sightings 00:40:45 Keep in Touch 00:42:44 Last Call Links:

Virtual Birdfair

My interview at Birdfair – available to watch until November 2020

Women Only Birding Facebook Group

SWAROVSKI OPTIK Nature YouTube channel : Birding Live on Location Playlist

Introduction to eBird

Global Bird Weekend

Contributions from:

Jason from The Jazz Session told us about his nesting Hummingbirds.

Jason’s podcast: The Jazz Session

Jason mentioned the Varmints podcast episode I was on, about Hummingbirds. You can find it here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/varmints-230694/episodes/hummingbirds-29820337

Faraaz Abdool sent us recordings of his Dawn Chorus in Trinidad

Check out Faraaz’s website: Faraaz Abdool website

Birds heard in the recordings by Faraaz:

  • Carib Grackle
  • Palm Tanager
  • Green-rumped Parrotlets
  • Ruddy Ground Doves
  • Grayish Saltator
  • Spectacled Thrush
  • Bananaquit
  • Red-eyed Vireo,
  • Orange-winged Parrots,
  • Forest Elaenia,
  • Grey-fronted Dove, and
  • Tropical Kingbird


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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 www.dronesmusic.net

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