Episode 52: Amazing bird species: Wood Storks

Episode 52: Amazing bird species: Wood Storks

This is a story about a wood stork called Flinthead.  He lived with his partner in Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Florida.  The wood stork couple depended on the wetlands in Florida for not just their survival but also to bring up their babies.  This is a post-episode trailer of Episode 5 where I interviewed Dr. Jerry Jackson....

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Episode 51: The importance of wetlands: Post episode trailer

Episode 51: The importance of wetlands: Post episode trailer

This episode is about wetlands.  This is a post-episode trailer of Episode 5 where I interviewed Dr. Jerry Jackson. Even though the audio isn’t perfect, Episode 5 is worth listening to because he covers so much ground. Ecology, wood storks, wetlands, anhingas, and much more. Here I focus on one aspect of that episode: wetlands...

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Episode 48: Behind the scenes with Allison Shultz of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Episode 48: Behind the scenes with Allison Shultz of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

In which we go behind the scenes to see the fascinating aspects of the bird specimen collection of one of America’s most well-respected museums. You really should watch this episode but in case you cannot, here it the audio only version. In this episode, she shows us house finches, parrots, frigatebirds, penguins, condors, munias, whydahs and the...

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Episode 46: Rescuing black kites with filmmaker Shaunak Sen

Episode 46: Rescuing black kites with filmmaker Shaunak Sen

Interview with a filmmaker who won the L’oiel d’or or Golden Eye in Cannes for best documentary film in 2022. We have a different sort of guest for this episode: a filmmaker.  Shaunak Sen’s film “All That Breathes” premiered at Sundance Festival, where it won the Grand Jury award and then won the L’Oeil d’Or (Golden Eye) for the best documentary...

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Episode 45: Avians to the rescue with Bittu Sahgal

Episode 45: Avians to the rescue with Bittu Sahgal

Our guest today is the much-admired Bittu Sahgal.  Mention Mr. Sahgal and three words come up: Sanctuary, activism, and conservation.  He founded Sanctuary magazine in 1981. It morphed into Sanctuary Nature Foundation in 2001.  In these capacities, and in his role as the President of the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mr....

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