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Habitat Enrichment

Jan 5, 2021 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

With Krista

songs to make you feel like the plumage on the fabulous roseate spoonbill

Imagine a pink or magenta or anywhere in between bird.

Now take the flamingo you just imagined and turn its bill into a big flat grey spoon.

Turn the flamingo's eye red delicious red

the plumage, big red gum color

the eye, the big red gum packaging

keep the pink legs


SONGS LIKE THAT.


oh and some tunes I missed throughout the year and in my life





Habitat Enrichment
7:03 AM
Rosalie Sorrels - Empty Cot In the Bunkhouse Tonight
Rosalie Sorrels Empty Cot In the Bunkhouse Tonight
Folk Songs of Idaho and Utah Folkways Records 1961
she also released songs with Utah Phillips, which will come up in the following weeks
7:05 AM
Tom Sullivan - Homeward Bound / The Old Slipper Shoe (An Seanbhróigin Bhog)
Tom Sullivan Homeward Bound / The Old Slipper Shoe (An Seanbhróigin Bhog)
On Deck and Below: The Irish at Sea Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Folkways Records 2004
7:07 AM
Lana Ross - Odessa Lullaby
Lana Ross Odessa Lullaby
Variations on themes of Odessa, Klezmer, Sephardic, Hasidic, Jewish Folk Songs and Dances for Classical Guitar 2011
7:11 AM
Sea Wolf - I Made a Resolution
Sea Wolf I Made a Resolution
Get to the River Before It Runs Too Low - EP Dangerbird Records 2007
7:18 AM
Wilhelm Kempff - Piano Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op.10, No. 1
Wilhelm Kempff Piano Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op.10, No. 1 N
Kempff Plays Beethoven 2020
7:23 AM
Weyes Blood - Picture Me Better
Weyes Blood Picture Me Better
Titanic Rising 2019
7:27 AM
DJ Kamikaze feat Young Spirit - Tomahawk
DJ Kamikaze feat Young Spirit Tomahawk
mK Recordings 2014
7:33 AM
Riddlore - Cam Flu
Riddlore Cam Flu
Afromutations Nyege Nyege Tapes 2017
7:35 AM
Gilligan Moss - Ultraparadíso
Gilligan Moss Ultraparadíso N
Ultraparadíso - Single Foreign Family Collective 2020
7:41 AM
Linn Koch-Emmery - Under the Sun
Linn Koch-Emmery Under the Sun
Boys - EP Boys tears 2017
7:44 AM
Los Destellos - Elsa
Los Destellos Elsa N
30 Años de Cumbia Master Media LTDA 2020
7:48 AM
Bumblebee Unlimited - Space Shuttle Ride
Bumblebee Unlimited Space Shuttle Ride
Sting Like a Bee
7:55 AM
Gang of Four - To Hell With Poverty
Gang of Four To Hell With Poverty
Another Day, Another Dollar - EP Matador 1982
8:02 AM
Cat-Iron - I'm Goin' to Walk Your Log
Cat-Iron I'm Goin' to Walk Your Log
Cat-Iron Sings Blues and Hymns Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Folkways Records 2004
8:04 AM
Doc Reed, Henry Reed, Vera Hall - Another Man Done Gone
Doc Reed, Henry Reed, Vera Hall Another Man Done Gone
Field Recordings Vol. 4: Mississippi & Alabama (1934-1942) 2005
8:08 AM
King Harvest - Wichita Lineman
King Harvest Wichita Lineman
Leo De Castro & Friends Aztec Music 2017
8:14 AM
Fishmans - Sunny Blue
Fishmans Sunny Blue
Kuuchuu Camp Universal Music LLC 1996
8:18 AM
Karen Nyame KG - B2b
Karen Nyame KG B2b N
B2B / Black Roses - Single Future Bounce 2020
8:21 AM
Dorothy Ashby - Heaven And Hell
Dorothy Ashby Heaven And Hell
The Rubáiyát Of Dorothy Ashby Verve Reissues 1970
8:25 AM
Dorothy Ashby - Just Had to Tell Somebody
Dorothy Ashby Just Had to Tell Somebody
Dorothy's Harp Verve Reissues 1969
8:28 AM
Hubert Laws - Flute Sonata In F
Hubert Laws Flute Sonata In F
Afro Classic CBS Associated 1970
8:31 AM
Alecia Renece - Don't Worry Baby
Alecia Renece Don't Worry Baby N
Play, Vol. 1 - EP 2020
another favorite of 2020
8:40 AM
Cortex - L'enfant samba
Cortex L'enfant samba
Troupeau bleu Espérance 1975
roseate spoonbill pics: https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/roseate-spoonbill
8:48 AM
Roxy Music - Mother of Pearl
Roxy Music Mother of Pearl
Stranded EG Records 1999
8:50 AM
Blitzentrapper - Don't Let Me Run
Blitzentrapper Don't Let Me Run N
Holy Smokes Future Jokes Yep Roc Records 2020
8:53 AM
Bohren & Der Club of Gore - Verwirrung am Strand
Bohren & Der Club of Gore Verwirrung am Strand N
Patchouli Blue 2020
8:58 AM
Doc Reed, Henry Reed, Vera Hall - Handwriting On De Wall
Doc Reed, Henry Reed, Vera Hall Handwriting On De Wall
Field Recordings Vol. 4: Mississippi & Alabama (1934-1942) Document 2005
9:02 AM
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - New Year's Resolution
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas New Year's Resolution
King & Queen Rhino Atlantic 1966
9:05 AM
Fawn Wood - Mommy's Little Guy
Fawn Wood Mommy's Little Guy
Iskwewak - Songs of Indigenous Womanhood Canyon Records 2012
9:10 AM
Esin Afşar - Yağan Yağmur
Esin Afşar Yağan Yağmur
Odeon Yılları Odeon Müzik Yapımcılık 2010
9:12 AM
Tristen - Doomsday
Tristen Doomsday
Charlatans at the Garden Gate
9:17 AM
Yogee New Waves - White Lily Light
Yogee New Waves White Lily Light N
White Lily Light - Single 2020
9:20 AM
Jessica Pratt - Back, Baby
Jessica Pratt Back, Baby
On Your Own Love Again
9:25 AM
Doug Hream Blunt - Whiskey Man
Doug Hream Blunt Whiskey Man
My Name Is Doug Hream Blunt Luaka Bop 2015
Habitat Enrichment album cover of the week
9:31 AM
Anna Jantar - Za Nami Barwy Lata
Anna Jantar Za Nami Barwy Lata
Tyle Słońca W Całym Mieście WM Poland/WMI 1974
9:35 AM
Cyril Pahinui - Hawaiian Cowboy
Cyril Pahinui Hawaiian Cowboy
Four Hands Sweet & Hot Dancing Cat Records 1999
the strumming technique is reminiscent of Lana Ross's from the beginning of the show
9:38 AM
Drug Cabin - Steely Dad
Drug Cabin Steely Dad
Wiggle Room 2015
9:42 AM
เทพ พนม - แดงจ๋า
เทพ พนม แดงจ๋า
9:45 AM
Future Islands - Cotton Flower
Future Islands Cotton Flower
LAMC #2
https://famousclass.bandcamp.com/album/lamc-2
9:50 AM
Mie - Call Girl
Mie Call Girl
From Mie to You 1982
9:52 AM
Shintaro Sakamoto - Don't Tinker With History
Shintaro Sakamoto Don't Tinker With History N
By Swallow Season / Don't Tinker With History - Single zelone records 2020
9:54 AM
Dale Watson - Cowboy Lloyd Cross
Dale Watson Cowboy Lloyd Cross
Cheatin' Heart Attack & Blessed or Damned
I have no idea who the cowboy Lloyd Cross is.
9:56 AM
M83 - Holograms
M83 Holograms
You and the Night (Original Soundtrack)
Chat is archived.
Krista (host) 7:34:15 AM
goood morning!
kentman 7:57:09 AM
Good Morning Krista, Thank you for Gang of Four and political consciousness!
Krista (host) 7:59:24 AM
good morning, Kentman
kentman 8:24:50 AM
Great mix of genre, melody & rhythm as usual in your show today
Krista (host) 8:26:45 AM
thanks, I was all over the place genre -wise in my listening this week so I just decided to go with it
Krista (host) 8:30:09 AM
the band fishmans is who I've listened to most this week, I think
Christine Duffy 8:33:09 AM
Good morning DJ Krista! 👋 Wow, Alecie Renece is amazing.
Christine Duffy 8:33:26 AM
*Alecia*
Krista (host) 8:33:30 AM
Hi Christine! Yes, she has a gorgeous voice and control!
Krista (host) 8:33:42 AM
here is the bird in today's show: https://www.auduboneverglades.org/january-2018-bird-of-the-month-roseate-spoonbill/
Krista (host) 8:35:07 AM
another view: https://grandstrandmag.com/feature/tickled_pink_roseate_spoonbill_platalea_ajaja
Krista (host) 8:36:13 AM
one more, because I'm obsessed. What amazing and strange birds! https://fl.audubon.org/events/roseate-spoonbills-past-and-present
Christine Duffy 8:39:24 AM
Those babies are Pepto-Bismol beauties 💗
Krista (host) 8:42:19 AM
Once everyone is vaccinated, I'm hoping to see them in real life. My boyfriend has a work conference next year in Miami so we are going to take a bird watching tour to see them. They are known in the bird world as "rosies" which is really a cute name until you look at them up close into their glaring red eyes, haha
Krista (host) 8:43:49 AM
one last thing about their courtship behavior because it's hilarious and sweet: In courtship, male and female first interact aggressively, later perch close together, present sticks to each other, cross and clasp bills.
Christine Duffy 8:46:07 AM
I hope you are able to go see them in person later in 2021 or in 2022. Yeah, that baleful red eye...
kentman 8:45:51 AM
The beauty of Evolution worthy of singing out loud, thanks for the links, will study today. Those beaks are amazing!
Krista (host) 8:54:59 AM
If you find out new facts, let us know next week! I am sorry to have missed the live seminar held online by a man whose whole career was spent studying the roseate spoonbill. I would have liked to ask him if he's ever gotten bitten by one and if it hurt!
kentman 8:58:32 AM
my guess is that native people hunted them for their plumage while Euro settlers saw them as a threat to fishing like the manatee
Krista (host) 9:02:13 AM
They didn't get hunted to near extinction until the 1800s. The color fades from the plumage quickly.
Krista (host) 9:02:53 AM
There was a hat craze in the 1800s which nearly wiped out the beaver and the roseate spoonbill (also the bird of paradise and several other fancy birds from central america)
jimbeaux 9:05:06 AM
morning...joining in for the ornithology/musicology! and hat crazes.
kentman 9:07:04 AM
You're right LISTENING TO Alecia Renece
kentman 9:07:31 AM
is like being in a cathedral
Mark 9:09:43 AM
Hi Krista- beautiful bird / did u do ur on air discussion about it already ?
Krista (host) 9:10:14 AM
I did, Mark!
Mark 9:12:05 AM
If they’re anything like flamingos 🦩 the bites r only nips don’t hurt at all/ I’ve been around flamingos
Mark 9:12:47 AM
Darn I missed the discussion:(
Krista (host) 9:12:16 AM
Kentman, I did a little research as to how the Native Americans used the spoonbill feathers, and they made fans with them! Still do as a protected ceremonial use.
jimbeaux 9:13:58 AM
flamingo love bites, mark :)
Mark 9:15:12 AM
@kentman I liked that New Yorker article that u mentioned in Brian’s chat yesterday / really interesting- I relistened to it yesterday
Mark 9:16:10 AM
@jim - ha yeah they sneak up on u and give love nips :)
Krista (host) 9:18:05 AM
@Mark where are you close enough to flamingos to receive love nips from them??
Krista (host) 9:19:35 AM
(i'm jealous)
Mark 9:21:23 AM
This was about 10 years ago when I lived in Florida/ it was at a sanctuary that let me walk amongst them / they’re gorgeous- I love ur description up top about this species
Krista (host) 9:24:26 AM
Thanks, Mark. I've visited Florida 5 times? Something like that. I've enjoyed every visit. It's a beautiful place. I'm hoping to see the Keys before they are all underwater.
kentman 9:24:19 AM
I don't want this show to end, Mark, I thought it was the latest New Yorker, it was the Dec 14th issue, and yes the article blew me away as this great show is doing right now!
Mark 9:26:23 AM
This is a great sounding show and that article was fascinating quite the mystery and contrary views of those skeletons
Krista (host) 9:26:57 AM
what is this skeleton article?? I want to read it based on your enthusiasm
kentman 9:28:32 AM
Douglas Preston essay called The Skeleton Lake in the New Yorker magazine
Mark 9:28:55 AM
Kent can u link to article for Krista ? Interesting story about skeleton at a lake in India and their origins
Krista (host) 9:30:06 AM
I found it
kentman 9:30:10 AM
Krista, just google Douglas Preston, The Skeleton Lake
Krista (host) 9:30:25 AM
That's wild how he almost died at the same place in a blizzard!
Mark 9:30:50 AM
There’s a 45 minute audio read of it too / intersection of arch anthro genetics folklore real interesting
kentman 9:31:16 AM
nothing about birds in that piece just scientific sleuthing
Mark 9:31:53 AM
Haha yes no birds!
Krista (host) 9:33:19 AM
I'm at the part now where they baldly admit they study genetics in India because they don't have as many human research prohibitions!
kentman 9:34:15 AM
keep going it gets weirder
Mark 9:37:56 AM
The whole thing is fascinating with various controversies and competing views / theories
Krista (host) 9:39:03 AM
the wipeout of the egalitarian European goddess worshippers is very sad!
Mark 9:39:29 AM
Very nice show to start the year / I have to make sure I don’t miss parts but I like that u post to mixcloud Thanks!
Krista (host) 9:39:45 AM
also this part of the article burned me because if they opened up my bones to see what i ate, they would be very confused. A person who eats a diet of C3 plants, such as wheat, barley, and rice, will have isotope ratios of carbon in their bones different from those of a person eating a diet high in millets, which are C4.
Krista (host) 9:40:19 AM
my diet is high in gummy bears so perhaps they would find a new classification
Mark 9:40:54 AM
Haha no gummies back in 8 century/ I think :)
Krista (host) 9:42:39 AM
you're right, Mark, it took until 1682 (or so they claim)
Krista (host) 9:42:43 AM
https://www.history.com/news/jiggle-it-the-history-of-gelatins-aspics-and-jellies
kentman 9:42:58 AM
peanut butter crackers in my DNA what a thought
jimbeaux 9:43:48 AM
people have been masticating gelatinous/resinous substances for millennia!
Mark 9:43:14 AM
I read a few weeks ago and then listened to audio version while walking Tyler State Park/ great way to learn these things while in nature:)
jimbeaux 9:45:29 AM
pine and other tree saps, propolis from bees, etc. Maybe even dessicated worms, the OG Gummy Worm. In the wiggle room.
Krista (host) 9:45:32 AM
I'm personally deeply suspicious of entering my DNA into a genome database but I'm also adopted so the temptation is HUGE to find out what is goin on in my ancestry
Mark 9:45:55 AM
Hiking trails is also great place to listen to habitat enrichment!
Krista (host) 9:46:42 AM
haha, once you enter The Wiggle Room the food possibilities are endless
Krista (host) 9:48:13 AM
I find this article contradicts itself about the ethics of DNA research. They state they moved the lab to India because of "fewer cultural problems" but it turns out they didn't actually have a liason with the culture they were studying. Sigh.
Jon Solomon 9:49:09 AM
I'm hours late to say...
Mark 9:49:15 AM
He mentions how the one researcher is now w the very commercial dna business 23andme We could all write essays about the article
Jon Solomon 9:49:20 AM
SPACE SHUTTLE RIDE.
Krista (host) 9:50:23 AM
SPACE SHUTTLE RIDE
kentman 9:50:25 AM
shows that scientific research is a human activity prone to abuse
Krista (host) 9:51:05 AM
i agree kentman, and also shows WHY groups in the USA have fought so hard for laws binding archaelogical research
kentman 9:51:59 AM
native peoples in particular
Krista (host) 9:52:16 AM
I think the research is valuable! I also think Dr. Reich should have picked up a history book before he got the idea of an ethnically homogenous white population of Europe (that never existed)
Mark 9:51:52 AM
Lots of questions raised/ ethical and other /
Krista (host) 9:53:00 AM
"oh, I learned via DNA that wasn't true" - or you could have picked up literally thousands of books documenting the multicultural cities of Europe
jimbeaux 9:58:00 AM
thx Kristaaaaaaaaaaaaa!
Krista (host) 9:57:52 AM
I'm very interested for a followup to the article to find out why the small group of Greeks were on a Hindu pilgrimage but I wouldn't be suprised to find out that they were converts! I don't see why that's unbelievable!
Krista (host) 9:58:33 AM
I will close the the chat now for Stitchin' Pink! See you next week!