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Sharon Stiteler and Bill Stiteler

Description: Sharon Stiteler, the Birdchick, talks about the latest in birding news.

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Birdchick Podcast #185 #TheDress #WeaselPecker and Panama

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Hey! I'm going to Panama, want to come with me?How does the whole "The Dress" debate apply to birding...think about all the times you saw someone (or maybe you yourself) grossly misidentify a bird...Here are Non Birding Bill's suggestions of eye mind benders--it's the color dogs and chess set that freak me out. Another controversy...did a weasel actually hitch a ride on a green woodpecker? I'm Team #WeaselPeckerThis lucky kid has a bartering system with crows...are we watching the origin story of a future evil genius?Small owl penis story.Here's the video from Dr. J. Drew Lanham...funny but also very sad. Want to be part of the solution? Check out Outdoor Afro. 

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Birdchick Podcast #184 Sibley Guide Replacements, Famous Birders and Art Ducko

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 Buy Christana Staal's art. AKA Drawing 10,000 Birds. Hey remember the whole brew ha ha over the first printing of the second edition Sibley? Well, the publisher is now offering people who purchased that copy a chance to replace it with a  color corrected one according to The Birder's Lib...

Birdchick Podcast #183 Birder Humor

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I just can't stop giggling at this from a Tumblr.

























Remarkable semi-palmated sandpiper journey. Western seabirds taking a beating this winter from goop to possible starvation. How women can pee standing up starting on page 18 of this PDF. ...

Birdchick Podcast #182 Women vs Men birders...

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Someone apparently did a study confirming what many of us suspected about male and female birders...we're passionate, but different.Speaking of which, I have an article in the current ABA Birder's Guide on how women can pee in the woods standing up. Yes. &n...

Birdchick Podcast #181 Can Owls Swim?

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Good news on the Vikings Stadium. 3M is set to step in an test out a film to prevent bird strikes. This seems hopeful. World's oldest living wild bird is back and ready to mate at 63 years of age. That is one heck of an albatross. Cool video of a peregrine diving after pintails. Can o...

Birdchick Podcast #180 New Sibley and TMZ Tackles Diversity in Birding

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The downside to birding becoming mainstream...it gets covered in a very cringeworthy segment on TMZ.Guy in trouble for "rescuing" eaglets. There's a Kickstarter for a "Shazam" app for bird id called Warblr, meanwhile we still await the arrival of BirdGenie and I've been playing with something c...

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