This Birding Life

Episode 45: Jeff Bouton and the Amazon Kingfisher

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

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  • The Author's Spotlight

    Episode 48: Reality's Virtue by Julie Zickefoose

    Julie Zickefoose describes the virtues of abandoning virtual reality, and getting out to explore the real world. Featured in the digital edition of BWD, March/April 2014. Posted Thu, 24 Apr 2014.

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  • Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds

    Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds show #470

    On show #470: Saving Condors and Rusty Blackbirds and the Blue Sky warbler Posted Tue, 22 Apr 2014.

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    Meet Ray Brown, the host of the radio program with our online Q&A. Check it out »

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    Hummingbirds and Butterflies

    by Bill Thompson, III and Connie Toops

    Get expert tips on how to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your backyard—and how to identify them once they've arrived. Learn more »

    Identifying and Feeding Birds

    Identifying and Feeding Birds

    by Bill Thompson, III

    This readable, friendly guide is intended for bird watchers and non-bird watchers alike—for anyone who wants to enjoy nature right in his or her own backyard. Learn more »

    The Young Birder's Guide

    The Young Birder's Guide

    by Bill Thompson, III

    This lively guide is an invitation to kids to get outside and look at birds. Unlike field guides for adults, which can be overwhelming, this one provides just the right amount of information to be useful and fun! Learn more »

    Letters From Eden

    Letters From Eden

    by Julie Zickefoose

    Writer and nature artist Julie Zickefoose finds herself most at home at home. Delve into these often-poignant, beautifully illustrated essays. Learn more »

    Letters From Eden

    The Bluebird Effect

    by Julie Zickefoose

    Writer and nature artist Julie Zickefoose writes about the change that's set in motion by one single act, such as saving an injured bluebird—or a hummingbird, swift, or phoebe. Learn more »

    Backyard Birding

    Backyard Birding

    by Julie Zickefoose

    Whether you’re looking to create a hummingbird garden, install a water feature, or simply let a corner of your property run wild, you'll find all of the inspiration and information you need here! Learn more »