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Drive ends: June 30, 2022

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Nature: Spiders

In this nature segment, KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez,  about discuss spiders. Dominguez shares how spiders keep the insect population in check. Dominguez also explains why having spiders around is actually a good thing.

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Nature: Purple Finch

Find out about a bird called the Purple Finch in this KBCS nature segment. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, about how this bird has brought a new sound to Seward Park.

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Nature: The Ups and Downs of Finding a Meal on a Tree

In this week’s Nature segment, KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, about the ups and downs of birds foraging on a tree. Listen as they discuss the interactions of small bird called the Brown Creeper with another bird called the Red-breasted nuthatch.

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Nature: Dark-eyed Junco

Find out more about the sights and sounds of one species of bird in our area, the Dark-eyed Junco in this KBCS nature segment. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, about the beautiful small sparrow bird.

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Nature: Why Birds Sing

What are those birds singing about? Find out as KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist, in Seattle’s Seward Park. They discuss the different types of songs that birds sing as well as their motivation for singing.

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Nature: Great Blue Heron Nesting

Find out more about Seattle’s official city bird, the Great Blue Heron, and their nesting habits in this KBCS nature segment. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks to Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist in Seattle’s Seward Park, as they visit a Great Blue Heron rookery.

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Nature: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

In this week’s Nature segment KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talks to Audubon Lead Natualist Ed Dominguez about local plants that attract hummingbirds. Included in the discussion are the Oregon Grape and the Salal plants. (more…)

Nature: Sap and Ferns

Did you know that our forests hold licorice treats? Find out how to spot licorice fern on your next hike with Ed Dominguez, Seward Park Audubon Center lead naturalist, and KBCS’s Yuko Kodama. (more…)

Nature: Seward Park Birds

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama recently took a walk with Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez. Take a listen to some of the gulls, Kinglets and song birds they heard on our latest segment on our KBCS nature series,.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet” by Mick Thompson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Producers Yuko Kodama and Ruth Bly