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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.


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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.






Episode Twelve: Bird Psyches

This week’s bonus-length episode marks the culmination of our first season of the Bird Show, and we chose a topic worthy of this special occasion: Bird Psyches. We’ve seen throughout the Bird Show how adept avian beings are at just about everything. Today we dive beneath the surface to discover the psychological world of Birds. Dr. Gay Bradshaw joins the flock for a fascinating conversation covering everything from trauma recovery to her lifelong journey with Panama, the Yellow-naped Amazon...


Episode Eleven: Sun Conures

On today’s episode, we’re shining a light on Sun Conures (also known as Sun Parakeets), a charismatic species whose feathers are as bright as their personalities. Through the eyes of co-host Gir, we’ll explore what it’s like to be a Conure in captivity: the ups, downs, and in-between. These beautiful birds are endangered in the wild, making this a rare opportunity to get to know Sun Conures on a whole ‘nother level. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on...


Episode Ten: Bird Senses

Birds are known for their acute vision and sense of hearing, but what about their other senses? For instance, did you know that Parrots have more taste buds than the average bird? And that it’s not necessarily the Owl’s ears that help her hear so well? Find out about these fascinating facts on today’s Bird Show, where we explore the sensational world of avian perception. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts. And...


Episode Nine: Bowerbirds

Meet one of Nature’s greatest artists: The Bowerbird. Bowerbirds are known for their intricate courtship displays, which include seductive dances and next-level interior design skills. Discover what it takes to build your own bower (Luca and I will tell you—it’s harder than it looks!) and find out what these fascinating, feathery architects have to tell us about climate change. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to...


Episode Eight: Top 15 Birds

It’s a special week here at the Bird Show as we celebrate Emily’s 15th birthday with a list of her Top 15 Birds. From the glaciers of Antarctica to the forests of New Zealand, join us for a whirlwind tour of our favorite birds throughout the world. Some are cute, some are majestic, and without a doubt all fifteen are fascinating in their own, unique ways. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts. And if you know any...


Episode Seven: Quetzals

Shimmering like living jewels, Quetzals are one of the most stunningly-plumed bird species on the planet. On today’s episode, we learn about the life and legends surrounding these magnificent creatures. Uncover the mystery as to why the Quetzal no longer chooses to sing. Discover the link between Quetzals and the people of Guatemala. And check out this episode’s co-host, Skittles the Green-Cheeked Conure, as she does her best Quetzal impression. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please...


Episode Six: Easter Eggs

We all know the eggspression: What came first, the Chicken or the Egg? On today’s Bird Show, Dr. Crow and Co-host Charlene are joined by Egg-Truth.com’s Nigel Osborne to discuss the origins of the Easter Egg. (Egg-rolling contest, anyone?) Then we’ll swoop in for a deeper look at backyard flocks and the industrial egg industry and what it all means for the modern Chicken. Finally, we’ll share some Easter craft ideas with the potential to become new fun, family traditions. If you enjoy Dr....


Episode Five: Blue and Gold Macaws

Take a bird break to learn about Blue and Gold Macaws. Co-host Luca the Macaw joins the conversation and reveals not only his sense of humor, but also some of the struggles he faces as a Macaw in captivity. While we do make some serious points in this week’s episode, we also remember the importance of laughter. Say, did you hear the one about the Blue and Gold Great White Shark? If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to...


Episode Four: Wild Turkeys

In these tough times, distract yourself by talking Turkey! This week, co-host Chipmunk the Chicken and special guest Lauren Bailey join the flock to gobble up some facts and stories about Wild Turkeys, the genetic ancestors to the domesticated Turkeys that are so prevalent today, with more than 200 million individuals raised each year in the United States alone. (By comparison, there are an estimated seven million Wild Turkeys in the entire WORLD!) Discover what these charismatic birds have...


Episode Three: Birds of Ireland

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week on the Bird Show we explore the lore behind the majestic Birds of Ireland. How did the Robin get her red breast? Why should you never let a Seagull borrow your shoes? And how did the Wren outsmart an Eagle to become the King of Birds? Find the answers (and maybe even a pot of gold) on today’s special shamrock-inspired episode of Dr. Crow’s Bird Show. If you enjoy the Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouTube or wherever you listen to...


Episode One: Crows

We are kicking off Dr. Crow’s Bird Show with—you guessed it!—an episode on Crows. Crows are one of the most common and fascinating members of the Corvid family. On today’s episode, we’ll explore the secret life of these brainy birds. Did you hear about the Crow who meddled in a crime scene? Do you think Crows tell their chicks about the boogeyman? And how DO you tell the difference between a Raven and a Crow? We’ll answer these questions and more on today’s Bird Show. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s...


Welcome to the Birdshow!

Are you up for a flocking good time? Join us on Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, a weekly podcast and YouTube series where every Tuesday, Dr. Crow and her avian co-host talk all things Birds. Get your beak wet as we dive into Bird facts, stories, news, and advice all while making some feathery friends along the way. Our first episode hatches this March, just in time for spring. Be the first Bird nerd in the know by subscribing today to Dr. Crow’s Bird Show on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts....