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The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
Our podcast is for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary nurses/technicians. If you are at pet owner please search elsewhere – there are lots of great podcasts aimed specifically at pet owners.
Brendan reviews the Merlin bird Id app by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. This wonderful app helps you identify and log birds you see on your travels or in your back yard. It is an excellent app, has an amazing amount of resources, is easy to use, and links back to the Cornell Ornithology lab. He gives it a 9.5 out of 10.
- ICARE 2021 postponed to 2022. The 5th International conference on avian, Herpetological and Exotic Mammal Medicine will now be held in Budapest in 2022 in the northern hemisphere spring. Dates to be confirmed.
- Comedy wildlife photography awards finalists 2020
- Available on Six Continents, Merlin Bird ID Can Now Identify 6,000+ Bird Species
Main Topic: Heavy Metal Toxicity in birds
This week Brendan quizzes Mark about heavy metal toxicity in birds.
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