Birding

This is an exciting time of the year for all those who love nature. By putting your ‘eyes to the sky’ you will see many species of birds and monarch butterflies en route to their winter grounds. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/EEYESTOTHESKYMIGRATION.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple...

Nature has many animals with spectacular colors. The wood duck is at the top of the list. Unique by color, but also by the way it nests and raises their young ducklings. This podcast gives great incite into the fascinating world of the wood duck. (photo by...

I posted a few photos of a great blue heron recently. Many people commented on the magnificence of this bird. Some asked questions about the great blue – so I knew it was time to do a show on this awesome animal. http://joeybeepodcast.com/podcasts/2020/AJoeyBee-GREATBLUEHERON.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

There are so many different types of seed we can put inside our bird feeders. Each seed will attract specific birds. On this show I also discuss the cost involved in the various seeds as well as the feeders. Of course, protecting the seed from those ingenious critters, squirrels, is vital to a successful feeding...

Everyone loves a good comeback story. The osprey and the bald eagle have endured hardship many years ago due to DDT and have recovered. The osprey, a raptor, is equipped with a distinctive set of anatomical features that make him the perfect hunter. (This photo was taken when I was filming a Joey Bee TV...

There are colors in nature that are awesome! The scarlet tanager is a bird with vibrant colors. One stopped by on his migratory path the other day. Wait until you learn where he spends his winters. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/1AAAAJoeyBee-SCARLETTANAGER.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:...

So what do birds do in the winter? Where can you view them from? Feeding stations that are set up in optimal places will allow you to observe the habits of many species of birds. The photo was taken during a snowstorm at one of my feeding...

I am ‘On The Road’ at the Hawkwatch with scientist, Chris Payne. Our discussion about migration takes place early in the morning as birds are beginning their movements south. Chris does an excellent job teaching why animals migrate. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/JoeyBee-HAWKWATCH.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

The work rate in American society should reflect that of the house wren. When it is time to set up a territory, call in a mate, build a nest, and raise a family, the tiny house wren is mightier than all. http://JoeyBeePodcast.com/podcasts/JoeyBee-HOUSEWREN.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple...

There are many people, including myself, who love to watch birds come to their feeder daily. It is a way of getting up close with nature. The questions I always receive are: what type of food; how much does it cost; where do I purchase it; and, when do I stop feeding them. This show answers all these questions and...