Category Archives: The Waterthrush Podcast

Do my social media milestones matter?


Well, no. Of course not. Still . . . My wife and I started this blog (formerly Eat More Cookies) way back in July 2006. We were about to complete our third year in Oklahoma, with family back home in … Continue reading

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Waterthrush Podcast #24: FOY Season


There’s a new episode of The Waterthrush Podcast available.  Check it out to learn about 4 big ideas to advance science, the biggest big year ever, and what this FOY stuff is all about.

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The Waterthrush Podcast #20: Little Martha


Today, 1 September 2014, is the centenary of the death of Martha, the very last Passenger Pigeon.  In an op-ed published today by the New York Times, executive director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology John Fitzpatrick shares his thoughts … Continue reading

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The Waterthrush Podcast, Episode 12


Now that autumn is upon us, Episode 12 features an ongoing irruption of boreal birds into the Lower 48 States.  I also sat down for an interview with a bright young graduate student charting her own course of research on … Continue reading

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The Waterthrush Podcast – Episode 10


Episode 10 of the Waterthrush Podcast includes Mississippi Kites, Bowhead Whales, Upland Sandpipers, and sustainable ebony for high-end guitars.  Check it out here, and be sure to let me know what you think.

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The Waterthrush Podcast #9: It’s a Dry Heat


The 9th episode – and first interview – is now ready! Episode 9 confirms the worldwide dearth in mermaids, highlights the risks of feng shui, and provides some potentially good news for Snow Leopards in Afghanistan. In the first interview … Continue reading

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Waterthrush Podcast #4 – Blue Grosbeak


Episode 4 of the Waterthrush Podcast is now available for download.  Stories include updates from the OOS spring meeting and World Series of Birding, a look into the odd habits of Blue Grosbeaks, the Playa Lakes Joint Venture working to … Continue reading

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