Dr. Crow's Bird Show

Dr. Crow's Bird Show

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

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May 19, 2020 48 min
This week’s bonus-length episode marks the culmination of our first season of the Bird Show, and we chose a topic worthy of this special occasion: Bird Psyches.  We’ve seen throughout the Bird Show how adept avian beings are at just about everything.  Today we dive beneath the surface to discover the psychological world of Birds.  Dr. Gay Bradshaw joins the flock for a fascinating conversation covering everything from trauma recove...
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On today’s episode, we’re shining a light on Sun Conures (also known as Sun Parakeets), a charismatic species whose feathers are as bright as their personalities.  Through the eyes of co-host Gir, we’ll explore what it’s like to be a Conure in captivity: the ups, downs, and in-between.  These beautiful birds are endangered in the wild, making this a rare opportunity to get to know Sun Conures on a whole ‘nother level. If you enjoy ...
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May 5, 2020 27 min
Birds are known for their acute vision and sense of hearing, but what about their other senses? For instance, did you know that Parrots have more taste buds than the average bird? And that it’s not necessarily the Owl’s ears that help her hear so well? Find out about these fascinating facts on today’s Bird Show, where we explore the sensational world of avian perception. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and s...
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April 28, 2020 21 min
Meet one of Nature’s greatest artists: The Bowerbird.  Bowerbirds are known for their intricate courtship displays, which include seductive dances and next-level interior design skills. Discover what it takes to build your own bower (Luca and I will tell you—it’s harder than it looks!) and find out what these fascinating, feathery architects have to tell us about climate change. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, revie...
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April 24, 2020 28 min
It’s a special week here at the Bird Show as we celebrate Emily’s 15th birthday with a list of her Top 15 Birds. From the glaciers of Antarctica to the forests of New Zealand, join us for a whirlwind tour of our favorite birds throughout the world. Some are cute, some are majestic, and without a doubt all fifteen are fascinating in their own, unique ways. If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, review, and subscribe on YouT...
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April 14, 2020 19 min
Shimmering like living jewels, Quetzals are one of the most stunningly-plumed bird species on the planet. On today’s episode, we learn about the life and legends surrounding these magnificent creatures. Uncover the mystery as to why the Quetzal no longer chooses to sing.  Discover the link between Quetzals and the people of Guatemala. And check out this episode’s co-host, Skittles the Green-Cheeked Conure, as she does her best Quet...
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April 7, 2020 27 min
We all know the eggspression: What came first, the Chicken or the Egg?  On today’s Bird Show, Dr. Crow and Co-host Charlene are joined by Egg-Truth.com’s Nigel Osborne to discuss the origins of the Easter Egg. (Egg-rolling contest, anyone?) Then we’ll swoop in for a deeper look at backyard flocks and the industrial egg industry and what it all means for the modern Chicken. Finally, we’ll share some Easter craft ideas with the poten...
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March 29, 2020 25 min
Take a bird break to learn about Blue and Gold Macaws.  Co-host Luca the Macaw joins the conversation and reveals not only his sense of humor, but also some of the struggles he faces as a Macaw in captivity.  While we do make some serious points in this week’s episode, we also remember the importance of laughter.  Say, did you hear the one about the Blue and Gold Great White Shark? If you enjoy Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, please rate, re...
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March 25, 2020 24 min
In these tough times, distract yourself by talking Turkey! This week, co-host Chipmunk the Chicken and special guest Lauren Bailey join the flock to gobble up some facts and stories about Wild Turkeys, the genetic ancestors to the domesticated Turkeys that are so prevalent today, with more than 200 million individuals raised each year in the United States alone. (By comparison, there are an estimated seven million Wild Turkeys in t...
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March 17, 2020 19 min
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week on the Bird Show we explore the lore behind the majestic Birds of Ireland. How did the Robin get her red breast? Why should you never let a Seagull borrow your shoes? And how did the Wren outsmart an Eagle to become the King of Birds? Find the answers (and maybe even a pot of gold) on today’s special shamrock-inspired episode of Dr. Crow’s Bird Show. If you enjoy the Bird Show, please rate, ...
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March 9, 2020 25 min
In this week’s episode, we dive deep into the spiritual and symbolic significance of Birds. From the Holy Dove to the self-sacrificing Pelican, avian beings have long played a sacred role in our individual and collective stories. Birds are often seen as divine messengers, explorers of both earth and sky. How, then, can we translate this soulful reverence for Birds to the avian individuals we encounter day-to-day? If you enjoy Dr. C...
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March 2, 2020 14 min
We are kicking off Dr. Crow’s Bird Show with—you guessed it!—an episode on Crows. Crows are one of the most common and fascinating members of the Corvid family. On today’s episode, we’ll explore the secret life of these brainy birds. Did you hear about the Crow who meddled in a crime scene? Do you think Crows tell their chicks about the boogeyman? And how DO you tell the difference between a Raven and a Crow? We’ll answer these que...
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February 8, 2020 1 min
Are you up for a flocking good time? Join us on Dr. Crow’s Bird Show, a weekly podcast and YouTube series where every Tuesday, Dr. Crow and her avian co-host talk all things Birds. Get your beak wet as we dive into Bird facts, stories, news, and advice all while making some feathery friends along the way. Our first episode hatches this March, just in time for spring. Be the first Bird nerd in the know by subscribing today to Dr. Cr...
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