Ornithologist Neil Hermes shares stories on Photographer Captures Wedge-tail Photo, Birds Collecting Golf Balls, and more! Check him out and his Neil’s ‘Everything Ornithology’ weekly radio interview with Tatjana Clancy every Saturday at 9:30 AM ACT on 2CC Radio Canberra Weekender Program! Head over to www.neilhermes.com.au to book birding tours and trips in Canberra and other destinations in Australia.
This week’s topics are:
00:17 Bird Call of the Week
01:12 Neil’s Book – Birds of Canberra and the High Country
01:32 Get the kids outside and challenge them to name some birds
02:30 Ron’s guess on the bird calls
02:38 Ravens and crows and how they differ from each other
05:07 Why bird nests are so sturdy
07:00 Why do birds sing in spring
08:00 Calgary’s City Bird has been chosen – The chickadee
10:16 Bird call of the week reveal
Bird Call of the Week Answer: Australian Raven and Little Raven
The Leading Birding Tours in Australia | Neil Hermes: Our Ornithologist
A scientist by background, and a keen Ornithologist. Neil has lived in Canberra for over 50 years and has decades of experience in the tourism industry. He has turned his talents to guiding guests around Canberra which he called home for most of his life.