Birds are one of my favorite backyard animals because they are everywhere! I invited ornithologist Lauren Pharr on the podcast to discuss bird basics. In this episode we go over:
How to attract birds to your backyard including:
• Hawks and other raptors
Bird basics on food:
• Is feeding okay?
• What kinds of foods to give for different types of birds
• Keeping feeders clean
Tips for people who want to get started in birding:
• Apps to use
• Citizen science
• Tips for learning bird song
Lauren's research and how she got interested in birds
Black Birders Week:
• What is #BlackBirdersWeek?
• How did it get started?
For the full show notes visit: https://www.stephanieschuttler.com/bird-basics/