The Science of Birds

By Ivan Phillipsen

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Subscribers: 250
Reviews: 2
Episodes: 94


 May 14, 2023

Jerry
 Apr 4, 2021
I love this podcast! Every episode is fun and interesting. It never drags. Just the right amount of humor to keep things light without being annoying. Sometimes when I'm listening, I think "I wish he'd explain X, and then he does!

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The Science of Birds is a lighthearted exploration of bird biology. It's a fun resource for any birder or naturalist who wants to learn more about ornithology. Impress your birding friends at cocktail parties with all of your new bird knowledge! Hosted by Ivan Phillipsen, a passionate naturalist with a PhD in Zoology.

Episode Date
The Avian Digestive System
Apr 10, 2024
House Sparrow
Mar 21, 2024
Bird Habitat: Deserts
Feb 29, 2024
Chickadees, Tits, and Titmice
Feb 15, 2024
Flowers and Feathers: The Importance of Birds as Pollinators
Jan 19, 2024
Fascinating Things We Learned About Birds Last Year
Jan 06, 2024
Owls
Dec 16, 2023
Avian Rebrand: New Names for Many North American Birds
Nov 26, 2023
Bird Beaks: The Right Tool for the Job
Nov 10, 2023
Meadowlarks
Oct 19, 2023
Saving Bird Species From the Brink of Extinction
Oct 09, 2023
Quails of the New World
Sep 25, 2023
Tracking Methods: How We Know Where Birds Go
Sep 14, 2023
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters
Aug 17, 2023
Earthbound: How Birds Become Flightless
Aug 03, 2023
Red-tailed Hawk
Jul 18, 2023
Parental Care: How Birds Raise Their Young
Jun 22, 2023
Seabirds
Jun 09, 2023
Answers to Your Questions About Birds - Vol 3
May 17, 2023
Shrikes
May 08, 2023
Where Does Bird's Nest Soup Come From?
Apr 14, 2023
Cranes
Mar 26, 2023
Hurricanes and Heatwaves: How Does Extreme Weather Affect Birds?
Mar 13, 2023
What's the Deal With Birds?
Feb 23, 2023
Great Blue Heron
Feb 13, 2023
Bird Bones: The Avian Skeleton
Jan 30, 2023
Hornbills
Jan 16, 2023
Awesome Things We Learned About Birds in 2022
Dec 31, 2022
15 Simple (and Several Complicated) Ways You Can Help Birds
Dec 15, 2022
Waxwings
Dec 04, 2022
Bird Habitat: Temperate Grasslands and Prairies
Nov 22, 2022
The Common Raven
Nov 07, 2022
Biogeographic Realms and Their Unique Birds
Oct 13, 2022
Ostriches
Sep 29, 2022
Feeding Wild Birds: Pros and Cons
Sep 15, 2022
Ask Me Anything About Birds - Aug 2022
Sep 01, 2022
Wrens (Family: Troglodytidae)
Aug 18, 2022
Flocking Behavior in Birds
Aug 07, 2022
How Bird Feathers Get Their Colors
Jul 21, 2022
Flamingos
Jul 08, 2022
Eggs: Incredible and Commendable
Jun 24, 2022
Avian Flu
Jun 12, 2022
Giant Birds: Go Big or Go Home
May 26, 2022
The Northern Cardinal
May 06, 2022
Female Birdsong
Apr 19, 2022
Nests: Types, Construction, and Challenges
Apr 06, 2022
The Pecking Order: Dominance Hierarchies in Birds
Mar 25, 2022
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers (Family: Laridae)
Mar 10, 2022
Wallace's Line: Where Two Bird Worlds Collide
Feb 18, 2022
Solving Bird Mysteries with Forensic Ornithology
Feb 11, 2022
Coffee and Bird Conservation
Jan 20, 2022
The Common Loon
Jan 13, 2022
Awesome Things We Learned About Birds in 2021
Dec 30, 2021
Swallows and Martins
Dec 23, 2021
Fire and Birds
Dec 07, 2021
Ask Me Anything About Birds - Nov 2021
Nov 16, 2021
New World Vultures
Nov 03, 2021
How Birds Fly
Oct 20, 2021
Penguins
Sep 29, 2021
Wetlands as Bird Habitat
Sep 15, 2021
Roadrunners
Sep 01, 2021
eBird and Citizen Science
Aug 21, 2021
Pigeons and Doves
Jul 30, 2021
The Birds of Alaska
Jul 20, 2021
The Shoebill
Jun 10, 2021
Artificial Intelligence in Bird Research
May 28, 2021
New World Warblers
May 12, 2021
Mate Choice and Sexual Selection in Birds
Apr 27, 2021
Sandpipers
Apr 11, 2021
Bird Intelligence
Mar 28, 2021
Vermilion Flycatcher
Mar 07, 2021
Cats vs Birds
Feb 24, 2021
Finches
Feb 05, 2021
How Birds Survive in Winter
Jan 24, 2021
Kingfishers
Jan 10, 2021
5 Awesome Things We Learned About Birds in 2020
Dec 31, 2020
Ducks, Geese, and Swans
Dec 20, 2020
Bird Party: Mixed-Species Flocks
Dec 12, 2020
Peregrine Falcon
Dec 05, 2020
What Is a Species, Really?
Nov 29, 2020
Pelicans
Nov 19, 2020
Feathers: Form and Function
Nov 12, 2020
Brood Parasites Are Devious Birds
Nov 05, 2020
Woodpeckers
Oct 29, 2020
How Do Birds Sleep?
Oct 22, 2020
The Biggest Global Threats to Birds
Oct 13, 2020
Hummingbirds
Sep 22, 2020
Vision in Birds
Sep 22, 2020
Bird Songs - Part 2
Sep 22, 2020
Bird Songs - Part 1
Sep 22, 2020
Migration in Birds
Sep 22, 2020
The Biodiversity of Birds
Sep 22, 2020
Competition Between Bird Species
Sep 22, 2020
The Origin of Birds
Sep 19, 2020