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A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy talks about birdwatching experiences, describes featured birds, and shares feedback from listeners. Featured birds are primarily from the UK, Europe and North America. Subscribe to the show! Join us in the Facebook Group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB on Twitter @CasualBirderPod or on Instagram @CasualBirderPodcast

A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy talks about birdwatching experiences, describes featured birds, and shares feedback from listeners. Featured birds are primarily from the UK, Europe and North America. Subscribe to the show! Join us in the Facebook Group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB on Twitter @CasualBirderPod or on Instagram @CasualBirderPodcast
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United States

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A weekly podcast for people interested in wild birds. Suzy talks about birdwatching experiences, describes featured birds, and shares feedback from listeners. Featured birds are primarily from the UK, Europe and North America. Subscribe to the show! Join us in the Facebook Group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB on Twitter @CasualBirderPod or on Instagram @CasualBirderPodcast

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English

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+447745088800


Episodes

Paul Cheall My Norfolk Garden Birds

1/7/2019
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This week my guest is Paul Cheall, host of Fighting Through podcast. He tells us about the birds he sees in his Norfolk garden and, following on from my last episode, there’s some further tips about feeding garden birds. 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...

Duration:00:33:12

Feeding Garden Birds with the BTO's Claire Boothby

12/23/2018
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This week I talk to Claire Boothby, from the British Trust for Ornithology, about feeding garden birds, feeder hygiene and the BTO Garden Birdwatch. (Bird feeding tips below) 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 _____ LINKS BTO Garden Bird Watch Link to www.bto.org/gbw Great tips from the Audubon...

Duration:00:32:52

Bird Walk: London Wetland Centre with Lev Parikian

12/15/2018
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This week I take a walk around the London Wetland Centre in Barnes with my guest, conductor, author and bird watcher: Lev Parikian. Read more about Lev's book 'Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?' and his blog posts at https://levparikian.wordpress.com/ For further information about the London Wetland Centre, visit: https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/london/ Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Follow me on - Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram:...

Duration:00:51:40

Bird Walk in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

12/3/2018
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Join me as I look back to a bird walk I took in the summer in Prospect Park, in Brooklyn, NYC. Also, hear about the birds I saw on a recent birdwatch on the Isle of Wight and Mum, co-host of Rough Giraffe podcast, sets us a challenge about the birds she sees in Spain. Contributions from: Rough Giraffe Podcast Sunshine and Power Cuts Contact the Show: Twitter Instagram Casual Birder Podcast Facebook Group Links: Brooklyn Bird Club RSPB Audubon Thanks: To Randy Braun...

Duration:00:31:00

Autumn Bird Walk at The Vyne

11/12/2018
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This week, I take a walk in the grounds of The Vyne, a National Trust property near to where I live in Hampshire, give an update on my garden bird count and share some bird sightings from listeners. Also Stacey, from Rough Giraffe Podcast, tells us about some inquisitive Jays in her garden. Find the show here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/rough-giraffe/id1214743716?mt=2

Duration:00:19:53

My Garden Birds

10/29/2018
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Focussing on my local birds, I start the first of a series of weekly bird watches in my garden. With descriptions and recordings of the birds seen. This week we also have lots of bird sightings from listeners around the world. During the count, I recorded the following birds: Red-Legged Partridge Dunnock Wood Pigeon Greenfinch Chaffinch Collared Dove House Sparrow Coal Tit Magpie

Duration:00:22:27

Lake Arrowhead Bird Walk

10/15/2018
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This week, I speak with Mort Putnam about the birds we saw on a walk I led at Lake Arrowhead in California back in June, and I share some of the bird songs and calls I recorded there. Birds seen: Nuttall’s Woodpecker Acorn Woodpecker American Robin Steller’s Jay Spotted Towhee Red breasted Nuthatch Brewer’s Blackbird Blackheaded Grosbeak Birds heard: Scrub Jay Cooper’s Hawk This week’s guest: Follow Mort on Instagram or Twitter @necromorter The Casual Birder...

Duration:00:22:14

The Edinburgh Birdwatcher

10/8/2018
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This week, I talk with Euan Buchan, The Edinburgh Birdwatcher. Euan tells me about the birds he sees in Scotland, which ones are his favourites, and about some of his recent birding experiences. Do visit Euan's website at https://theedinburghbirdwatcher.com/ You can also find him on the following: Twitter: @EdinBirdwatcher Facebook: TheEdinburghBirdwatcher Euan's YouTube channel The Casual Birder Podcast Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show (Subscribing is...

Duration:00:33:20

Bird walk with Martin Austwick

9/24/2018
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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...

Duration:00:47:18

Update from Suzy

9/17/2018
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A show about watching wild birds. A short episode this week as I have been attending the London Podcast Festival. This episodes features a correction about the Rooks I said that I saw last week and some advice about bird feeders. Regular episodes will return next week.

Duration:00:12:39

Birdwatch in Regent's Park

9/10/2018
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This week, I go birdwatching in Regent’s Park, there’s a trip report from the Isles of Scilly by my husband, John, and Friend of the Show, Alan, gives us an update on the Cardinal family in his garden in Savannah, Georgia. Note - the bird walk in Regent's Park was recorded there and there will be background noise from passers by. Don't miss an episode - subscribe to the show Follow me on - Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast or join the Facebook group at...

Duration:00:21:57

Wrens

9/3/2018
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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.

Duration:00:25:23

A conversation with Glen Tickle

8/27/2018
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Comedian Glen Tickle is my guest. Glen is also a casual birder and we had a great conversation that covers bird identification, the birds that Glen sees in his local area in New Jersey, and how he is encouraging a love of the natural world with his daughter, Amelia. Links for this episode: Twitter: @glentickle Website: glentickle.com GoFundMe: bit.ly/glenissad Glen’s podcast - Improvised Wikipedia: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/improvised-wikipedia/id1385840450?mt=2 Glen’s...

Duration:00:30:35

Birdfair

8/22/2018
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This week, I visited the BirdFair at Rutland Water, a nature reserve and site of special scientific interest, and went for an evening birdwalk on a farm across the county border in Leicestershire. In the first part of this episode I speak about the talks I attended at the Bird Fair. I really enjoyed them and will provide the links below for the speakers. In the second half of the episode I recorded an evening birdwalk at Rectory Farm. Links for this episode: The Bird Fair Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:06

Yellowhammer on Watership Down

8/13/2018
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This week, I went for a morning bird walk on Watership Down in Hampshire, and was delighted to see one of the rarer birds of the British Countryside: a Yellowhammer! Follow me on Twitter: @CasualBirderPod Instagram: @CasualBirderPodcast

Duration:00:32:35

Lapwings

8/6/2018
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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:...

Duration:00:18:54

BONUS EPISODE Camille Bird Walk

7/29/2018
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BONUS EPISODE Last episode I spoke with Camille, co-founder of Coyote Kids in Los Angeles. After my interview with Camille we took a short walk in Elysian Park to see what birds were around. The recording I made is presented almost unedited so that you can hear the bird song and our excitement and descriptions as we encountered each bird. Links: Find Camille at Coyote Kids Citizen Science website: iNaturalist

Duration:00:23:43

Camille in Elysian Park, Los Angeles

7/29/2018
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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:...

Duration:00:49:00

Ten Minute Birdwatch_July

7/23/2018
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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...

Duration:00:23:46

Feral Pigeons and Rock Doves

7/16/2018
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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

Duration:00:38:20