This trailer offers a first look at our new episode, Natural History and Future of Thick-billed Parrot.
Join OutBirding team Bret Whitney and Micah Riegner on a quest for the Endangered Thick-billed Parrot in the magnificent coniferous forests and canyons of the Sierra Madre in northwestern Mexico. In the field with researchers from the Mexican NGO OVIS – Organización Vida Silvestre -- we’ll visit the largest breeding colony of the Thick-billed Parrot and share the researchers' most recent insights, some as yet unpublished, on the population trend of this now highly Endangered species. We’ll also learn of the most critical threats to the Thick-billed Parrot throughout its annual cycle, and its prospects for the future.
Watch the trailer for a first look at our new episode.
Interview: Willy Pérez
After growing up in Ecuador and working several jobs before becoming involved with Spectacled Bear conservation and birding, Willy Pérez joined Field Guides as a tour leader in 2011. In this wide-ranging conversation, Jesse Fagan talks with Willy about growing up in Ecuador, birds, bears, conservation, and Willy’s current life at home with his family in England. Willy’s life story is a great study in the transformative powers of conservation and ecotourism.
Franklin’s Gull – On the Move
During late autumn in the northern hemisphere, hundreds of thousands of Franklin’s Gulls arrive on their wintering grounds along the Pacific Coast of South America. In this Bonus Birds video, Jesse Fagan talks about the long-distance migration of the “prairie dove” and shares video of the large flocks that recently descended upon the coastline near his home...
Check out the trailer for an overview of our new episode.
Terry Stevenson has been wonderfully productive this year, working from home and completing the second edition of Birds of East Africa, the field guide which he co-authored with John Fanshawe. In this episode, Terry shows us around his bird-rich backyard in Kenya and also takes us behind the scenes of producing a field guide.