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The Casual Birder Podcast

Suzy shares the joy of watching wild birds, from her garden visitors in southern England to birds seen internationally.

Learn how to identify species, notice their behaviours, and recognize songs and calls.

Join Suzy for recorded bird outings, interviews with experts and enthusiasts, and stories from birders around the world.

Suzy says: “Birding is a great pastime. It can be done with others or alone. You don't need expensive equipment, your eyes or ears are enough. And best of all, the Casual Birder can do as much or as little birding as suits them. It's perfect for fitting into our busy schedules.”

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Aug 27, 2018

Comedian Glen Tickle is my guest.

Glen is also a casual birder and we had a great conversation that covers bird identification, the birds that Glen sees in his local area in New Jersey, and how he is encouraging a love of the natural world with his daughter, Amelia.

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Twitter:        @glentickle  ...

Aug 22, 2018

This week, I visited the BirdFair at Rutland Water, a nature reserve and site of special scientific interest, and went for an evening birdwalk on a farm across the county border in Leicestershire.

In the first part of this episode I speak about the talks I attended at the Bird Fair. I really enjoyed them and will...

Aug 13, 2018

This week, I went for a morning bird walk on Watership Down in Hampshire, and was delighted to see one of the rarer birds of the British Countryside: a Yellowhammer!


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Aug 6, 2018

This week, I couldn’t resist conducting another 10 minute birdwatch, and the featured birds are Lapwings: Northern, Southern, and Masked.



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Bird observations from: The Vocal Fries Podcast


Train station question from: Rough Giraffe Podcast