On this week’s Earth and Beyond program, host and producer Robin Song learned about how birds’ eyes and metabolism are uniquely suited to their lives. Audio runs about 7 minutes. Text follows. Photos by Robin Song.
This is the time of year when I put up my bird feeders and help the winter birds make it through the tough times ahead. Watching the chickadees, red polls, woodpeckers, gray jays, magpies and ravens coming to the food I put out each day, I ponder the details of these amazing creatures. (more…)