Bird Sh*t Podcast

28: Birds Gone Wild: Spring Break Birds from Central America, South America, and Mexico

March 18, 2020 Bird Sh*t Podcast Season 1 Episode 28
Bird Sh*t Podcast
28: Birds Gone Wild: Spring Break Birds from Central America, South America, and Mexico
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Bird Sh*t Podcast
28: Birds Gone Wild: Spring Break Birds from Central America, South America, and Mexico
Mar 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 28
Bird Sh*t Podcast

When we first recorded this Spring Break episode, we didn't anticipate half the world being on COVID-19 lockdown. But now seems like as good of a time as any to take a mental vacation to the sunny regions of Mexico, Central America, and South America for some incredible birding!

Learn about some of the coolest birds from the sunny south, including a "bat bird" that lives in caves and navigates via echolocation, the most un-heron-like-heron ever, and the largest, most powerful raptor in the Americas. Plus, Sarah and Mo discuss how they would've fared at MTV's TRL Spring Break back in the day. 

AAAAAND we release our first-ever Listener Droppings section of the podcast, featuring birding stories from listeners! WOO! This episode is definitely worth staying at home and listen to. 

P.S. - Shout out to Andrés Jiménez for recommending most of these birds to us! Muchas gracias! You can hear our interview with Andrés in episode 16.


BIRD SHIT WE DISCUSSED

USEFUL RESOURCES

  • The Peregrine Fund is doing great conservation work for birds of prey all around the world


BIRDS WE MENTION (in order)

Show Notes

When we first recorded this Spring Break episode, we didn't anticipate half the world being on COVID-19 lockdown. But now seems like as good of a time as any to take a mental vacation to the sunny regions of Mexico, Central America, and South America for some incredible birding!

Learn about some of the coolest birds from the sunny south, including a "bat bird" that lives in caves and navigates via echolocation, the most un-heron-like-heron ever, and the largest, most powerful raptor in the Americas. Plus, Sarah and Mo discuss how they would've fared at MTV's TRL Spring Break back in the day. 

AAAAAND we release our first-ever Listener Droppings section of the podcast, featuring birding stories from listeners! WOO! This episode is definitely worth staying at home and listen to. 

P.S. - Shout out to Andrés Jiménez for recommending most of these birds to us! Muchas gracias! You can hear our interview with Andrés in episode 16.


BIRD SHIT WE DISCUSSED

USEFUL RESOURCES

  • The Peregrine Fund is doing great conservation work for birds of prey all around the world


BIRDS WE MENTION (in order)

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