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A podcast from Wild Birds Unlimited about feeding the birds and enjoying nature right in your own backyard. Relax, enjoy the birds, and stay Nature Centered.
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October 15, 2020 | Episode 12: The Owls Among Us
Do you know what makes an owl especially adapted to hunting at night? And how can you identify various owls just by hearing their calls? Learn these and other fun facts about one of the bird world’s most fascinating species.
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October 1, 2020 | Episode 11: Frequently Asked Questions
Wild Birds Unlimited’s Olivia McFadden tries to stump naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham with questions from our audience about backyard bird feeding. Learn why you may be seeing bald birds at your feeders this time of year, why the goldfinches have disappeared and more.
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September 17, 2020 | Episode 10: Migration Magic
With birds flying hundreds or thousands of miles every year, migration truly is magical. Find out how the birds prepare and make their journey across North America.
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September 3, 2020 | Episode 9: Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat
Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham talk about the elements of a bird-friendly habitat.
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August 20, 2020 | Episode 8: The Goldfinches of Summer
Learn all about goldfinches from Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham. They share tips for how to improve your chances of attracting goldfinches by offering their favorite foods and by creating a favorable habitat.
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August 6, 2020 | Episode 7: Frequently Asked Questions
Wild Birds Unlimited’s Olivia McFadden joins naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham to get the answers common questions from our audience about backyard bird feeding.
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June 25, 2020 | Episode 6: Nesting Part 2
You’ll learn how you can invite nesting bird families into your yard by providing the right kind of nesting boxes. Hosted by John Schaust and Brian Cunningham.
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June 18, 2020 | Episode 5: Nesting Part 1
Learn why birds choose to nest where they do and discover how migration is intertwined with bird nesting behaviors.
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June 4, 2020 | Episode 4: Bluebirds: The Charming Deceiver
Learn all about bluebirds from Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham.
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May 21, 2020 | Episode 3: Woodpeckers: Nature’s Original Tree Huggers
Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham talk about woodpeckers.
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May 14, 2020 | Episode 2: Orioles: Orange is the New Blast
Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham talk about orioles.
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May 6, 2020 | Episode 1: Hummingbirds: A Beast of a Bird
Wild Birds Unlimited naturalists John Schaust and Brian Cunningham talk about hummingbirds.
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