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In this two-part interview, Dawn Hewitt, editor of Bird Watcher’s Digest, chats with the premier authority on the raptors of North America, Jerry Liguori. He is author of several books on raptors and helped develop the groundbreaking Raptor ID app. Jerry’s also a bird photographer—and that’s how Dawn knows him: He has contributed many photos to BWD through the years. Especially since he is in poor health—as you might be able to tell from his voice—it is an honor to introduce Jerry Liguori to our podcast listeners. Posted Fri, 22 May 2020.
Our New Podcast in 2020!
It's coming! BirdSense is a podcast for common-sense bird watchers seeking an uncommon experience. Our episodes will spotlight optics, destinations, products, gear, clothing, books, festivals, conservation projects, and anything birders want or need that enhances their birding lifestyle. Be the first to know when we officially launch our new podcast channel.
Grab the Kleenex: This is the final episode that TBL host Bill Thompson, III, recorded before succumbing to pancreatic cancer on March 25, 2019. Bill interviews Mark S. Garland, a naturalist who has been sharing his enthusiasm for nature for over 40 years. He is also the 2019 recipient of the Paul Bartsch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Natural History. Bird Watcher’s Digest subscribers will recognize him as the author of “Birders Question Mark,” a Q&A column that has featured in the magazine since 2015. Mark reveals what sparked his interest in nature and birds early in life, and how it evolved throughout his lifetime. He ends with advice for aspiring naturalists: Be persistent, follow your heart, and in the end, it will all work out! Posted Thu, Aug 29 2019.
BWD columnist Julie Zickefoose continues her gripping tale of the rescue, rehab, and release of a big female red-tailed hawk she found woefully entangled in a barbed-wire fence. Featured in the May/June 2020 issue of Bird Watcher's Digest. Posted Wed, 20 May 2020.