birds

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue March 25, 2014

"The Thing With Feathers" By Noah Strycker

    

  Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As scientists come to understand more about the secrets of bird life, they are unlocking fascinating insights into memory, game theory, and the nature of intelligence itself.

The Thing with Feathers explores the astonishing homing abilities of pigeons, the good deeds of fairy-wrens, the influential flocking abilities of starlings, the deft artistry of bowerbirds, the extraordinary memories of nutcrackers, the lifelong loves of albatross, and other mysteries—revealing why birds do what they do, and offering a glimpse into our own nature.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 6/13/13

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Our first Vox Pop back from the fund drive and it's Rich Guthrie and Nancy Castillo talking about birds and bird watching. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
12:46 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 5/9/13

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Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue May 7, 2013

"Saving Eagle Mitch" by Barbara Chepaitis

    In the spring of 2010, one lone Steppe Eagle was shot down on a firing range in Afghanistan. Fortunately, help was available from former Army Ranger Scott Hickman and his buddy, Navy SEAL Greg Wright, who took him in and gave him the healing he needed. They named him Mitch.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 4/11/13

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Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 11/29/12

It’s the birding show on this edition of Vox Pop, with bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 10/18/12

It’s the birding show on this edition of Vox Pop, with bird expert Rich Guthrie answering your avian inquiries. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 7/19/12

Bird is the word on this edition of Vox Pop as we welcome our experienced birder Rich Guthrie. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.