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#8. Bird Basics with Ornithologist Lauren Pharr

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:

  • Songbirds
  • Hawks and other raptors
  • Owls
  • Hummingbirds

Bird 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

Learn about bird basics with ornithologist Lauren Pharr.
Learn about bird basics with ornithologist Lauren Pharr. Image by Casey Girard.

Black Birders Week:

  • What is #BlackBirdersWeek?
  • How did it get started?

And MORE!

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Resources for Bird Basics

Lauren Pharr’s Website and Social Media:

Lauren’s Recipe for Making Hummingbird Food

Some Very Urban Hawks:

Amy Cooper Calling the Cops on Birder Christian Cooper:

Hashtags for Black Scientists:

Eastern Phoebe Tail Flick:

Shoebill:

Shop Everything Birds:

Need supplies for backyard birds? You can shop my Amazon store or get ideas to shop local.
Need supplies for backyard birds? You can shop my bird store or get ideas to shop local.

Want to make your backyard friendlier for all animals? Check out 6 Super Easy Tips for a Wildlife-Friendly Yard. Want tips to help out backyard mammals? Check out this post.

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