Chirp Chat Wisconsin birders join Lake Effect's Xcaret Nuñez monthly to chirp about all things birds.
Chirp Chat

Chirp Chat

From WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

Wisconsin birders join Lake Effect's Xcaret Nuñez monthly to chirp about all things birds.

Most Recent Episodes

Chirp Chat: A closer look at Wisconsin's fascinating birds of prey

It's peak birding season in Wisconsin, and if you look high in the sky, you'll likely see some raptors soaring. Raptors like hawks, owls and vultures sometimes get a bad reputation, but these birds of prey play a huge ecological role.

Chirp Chat: Exploring the wonder of spring migration in Wisconsin

If you've been outside lately, chances are you've heard Robins, Finches and Red-winged blackbirds singing out to let you know it's the start of spring migration. But the best is yet to come.

Chirp Chat: Why some Wisconsin birds are getting new names

The American Ornithological Society promised last November to rename all birds with English names, along with any other bird names deemed offensive and exclusionary. That includes birds like Cooper's hawk, Wilson's warbler, Franklin's gull, and dozens more.

Chirp Chat: A beginner's guide on how to start birding in Milwaukee

With the sun shining a little more lately, you may have noticed more birds chirping — making it a great time to head outdoors and explore our feathered friends.