Behavior

Why birds do what they do—from feeding, to fighting, singing, and playing.

PODCAST EPISODES

How Birds Survive in Winter

Learn about the behaviors and physiological adaptions that birds use to combat cold weather.

Episode
21
January 24, 2021
5 Awesome Things We Learned About Birds in 2020

Ivan describes his top 5 interesting bird studies from 2020, in no particular order.

Episode
19
December 31, 2020
Bird Party: Mixed-Species Flocks

Some bird species form flocks with other species. Learn about the scientific explanations for why this happens.

Episode
17
December 11, 2020
Feathers: Form and Function

Learn about he complex structure of feathers and the different ways they're used by birds.

Episode
13
November 12, 2020
Brood Parasites Are Devious Birds

Brood parasitism is a strange and fascinating breeding strategy seen in several hundred bird species.

Episode
12
November 5, 2020