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Episode 85: True Nature: Who Kills the Killer? by Julie Zickefoose
It's a murder mystery. On a winter hike, columnist Julie Zickefoose found something that left her nearly dumbstruck: An owl pellet containing an entire hawk foot! Follow Julie's forensic sleuthing to figure out what kind of hawk was the victim, what kind of owl would eat it, and how the predation likely occurred. Featured in Bird Watcher's Digest September/October 2016.
Episode 84: ID Yourself: Going Nutty with Loons by Alvaro Jaramillo
In breeding plumage, loon species look reasonably distinctive. But outside of breeding season, it can be challenging to ID a loon with certainty. Bird identification guru Alvaro Jaramillo has a trick: Learn the details of common loon in nonbreeding plumage, and use that as the standard for comparison. Featured in Bird Watcher's Digest September/October 2016.
Episode 83: A Gentle Pelican Breeze Blew Across the Lake by Al Batt
BWD columnist Al Batt serves as bird spotter and skipper on the Pelican Breeze tour boat on Albert Lea Lake, in southern Minnesota. Come set sail with our own Gilligan on a three-hour tour! Featured in Bird Watcher's Digest September/October 2016.