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This Birding Life (Enhanced Format). This Birding Life is a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher’s Digest. And like the magazine’s content, the topics covered by This Birding Life range far and wide -- from the backyard to the tropics, from bird feeding to bird chasing, from authors reading from their books to birders talking about their "spark" bird. This Birding Life is guaranteed to make you think, laugh, and want to spend more time out there with the birds. It’s all about this wonderful hobby we share: watching and enjoying wild birds. Welcome to This Birding Life! Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.

This Birding Life (Enhanced Format). This Birding Life is a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher’s Digest. And like the magazine’s content, the topics covered by This Birding Life range far and wide -- from the backyard to the tropics, from bird feeding to bird chasing, from authors reading from their books to birders talking about their "spark" bird. This Birding Life is guaranteed to make you think, laugh, and want to spend more time out there with the birds. It’s all about this wonderful hobby we share: watching and enjoying wild birds. Welcome to This Birding Life! Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
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This Birding Life (Enhanced Format). This Birding Life is a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher’s Digest. And like the magazine’s content, the topics covered by This Birding Life range far and wide -- from the backyard to the tropics, from bird feeding to bird chasing, from authors reading from their books to birders talking about their "spark" bird. This Birding Life is guaranteed to make you think, laugh, and want to spend more time out there with the birds. It’s all about this wonderful hobby we share: watching and enjoying wild birds. Welcome to This Birding Life! Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.

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English


Episodes

Episode 63: Voices of the Honduras Birding for Conservation Tour

12/9/2016
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Host Bill Thompson, III, talks to participants in the 2016 Honduras Birding for Conservation Tour which raised more than $50,000 for conservation projects.

Duration:00:47:31

Episode 62: An Interview with Rockjumper Birding Tours

10/31/2016
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Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews Adam Riley and Keith Valentine of Rockjumper Birding Tours. His guests talk about birding tourism, unknown destinations, doing well by doing good, and share their harrowing birding adventures.

Duration:00:21:24

Episode 61: My Jinx Bird

9/30/2016
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Host Bill Thompson, III, takes us along on a quest to find his jinx bird, the Connecticut warbler, in northernmost Minnesota.

Duration:00:21:24

Episode 60: A Visit to the Cornell Lab

8/7/2016
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Join host Bill Thompson, III, on a visit to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY and learn more about the Lab’s citizen science projects, bird conservation research, young birders outreach, and rich history of bird study.

Duration:00:57:54

Episode 59: Birding Portugal

7/1/2016
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Host Bill Thompson, III, takes us along on a week of birding in southern Portugal. This European country is a world famous destination for wine, seafood, history, culture, and now, birding! Portugal’s leading birder, Joao Jara, tells us all about his native land.

Duration:01:07:05

Episode 58: A Conversation with Julie Zickefoose

5/25/2016
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, enjoys a wide-ranging conversation with author/artist/naturalist Julie Zickefoose about her new book: “Baby Birds: An Artist Looks Into the Nest.”

Duration:00:49:40

Episode 57: The Honduras Birding for Conservation Tour

4/22/2016
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, chats about the upcoming Honduras Birding for Conservation Tour with founder James Adams and event guides Jeffrey A. Gordon and Alex Alvarado.

Duration:00:41:05

Episode 56: Champions of the Flyway, Part I

2/25/2016
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, examines the monumental conservation effort being undertaken to stop the illegal killing of birds along the Mediterranean flyway.

Duration:00:56:29

Episode 55: Backyard Rarity, Part II

1/29/2016
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, gets deeper into the experience of finding a rare western flycatcher in his Ohio backyard.

Duration:01:32:05

Episode 54: Backyard Rarity, Part I

12/28/2015
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, talks with avid birders who came from hours away to see a rare bird in his backyard.

Duration:00:29:39

Episode 53: Great Birding Stories, Vol. 1

11/11/2015
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, takes us along on the first part of a journey to Uganda in East Africa where he competed in the annual Birding Big Day in Murchison Falls National Park.

Duration:00:30:50

Episode 52: Birding in Uganda, Part II

10/23/2015
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, takes us along on the first part of a journey to Uganda in East Africa where he competed in the annual Birding Big Day in Murchison Falls National Park.

Duration:00:50:39

Episode 51: Birding in Uganda, Part I

7/10/2015
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TBL host Bill Thompson, III, takes us along on the first part of a journey to Uganda in East Africa where he competed in the annual Birding Big Day in Murchison Falls National Park.

Duration:00:41:42

Episode 50: Interview with Ted Floyd of the ABA

5/27/2015
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews Ted Floyd, editor of Birding Magazine from the American Birding Association.

Duration:00:22:53

Episode 49: A Visit to the British Bird Fair, Part II

3/20/2015
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews a few of the many interesting personalities at the British Birdwatching Fair, an event held each August at Rutland Water Preserve in central England.

Duration:00:23:30

Episode 48: A Visit to the British Bird Fair, Part I

12/10/2014
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews a few of the many interesting personalities at the British Birdwatching Fair, an event held each August at Rutland Water Preserve in central England.

Duration:00:51:00

Episode 47: Sketches of Homer, Alaska

8/11/2014
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, shares audio recordings of some of the very fun and unusual events associated with the 2014 Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival held in Homer, Alaska.

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 46: The Voices of Argentina

6/11/2014
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TBL Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews fellow birders, local guides, and other interesting people whom he encountered on a 10-day birding trip to Argentina.

Duration:00:42:00

Episode 45: Jeff Bouton and the Amazon Kingfisher

1/31/2014
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Host Bill Thompson, III, interviews Jeff Bouton, the birder who found an Amazon kingfisher near Harlingen, Texas at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival.

Duration:00:18:39

Episode 44: Speakers from the ’13 Midwest Birding Symposium

12/2/2013
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Host Bill Thompson, III, shares audio excerpts from seven different presenters at the 2013 MBS.

Duration:01:00:45