BirdNote

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BirdNote stories immerse listeners into the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, daily shows of 1:45 and extended podcast series are grounded in science and offer a connection to nature enjoyed by listeners since 2005.

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8 Pieces

Grouse is a show about the most controversial bird in the West and what it can teach us about hope, compromise and life in rural America.

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4 Pieces

A podcast about answering the call to protect the birds and places we love…

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8 Pieces

The songs and sounds of birds are all around us. What can we learn when we stop to listen?

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Alex Chadwick heads to Southwest Texas to find out just what it is that draws people to Big Bend, one of the most remote national parks in the entire United States.

Caption: Illustration of a Baltimore Oriole, Osprey and American Tree Sparrow flying over our host, Tenijah Hamilton, smiling and holding binoculars, against a background of trees and tall buildings. , Credit: Hayden Maynard
8 Pieces

A podcast about the joy of birds and the ways that humans can help them through simple, everyday actions.

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Last year, Tenijah Hamilton discovered her love of birds – and found out that birds are in trouble. On a mission to help bring birds back, Tenijah joined bird enthusiasts from different backgrounds, identities, and communities to learn and share simple, everyday actions people can take to help the birds that bring us all joy. Follow Tenijah's journey as Bring Birds Back returns for a second season on May 18th - she brings more tips and helpful information about what we can do to make the world a better place for birds and humans.

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6 Pieces

Gordon Hempton has mastered the art of truly listening. He’s known as the Sound Tracker. His recordings and books have made him an international expert on the beauty and importance of undisturbed, natural soundscapes. Throughout this series, you’ll hear soundscapes that will immerse you in incredible places and help you become a better listener.

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For those of us sheltering in place, it can feel like the walls are closing in. But our host Gordon Hempton's work as an acoustic ecologist can teach us something vitally important about transcending troubling times: sound can set us free. All we need to do is listen.


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National Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is birdy at any time of year. But in winter, this mixture of cypress swamp and pineland comes alive wi...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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When scientists need to capture birds for research, they often use a mist net, a length of fine mesh strung between two poles on the ground. But wh...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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The Northern Shrike breeds in the tundra and taiga of the north, but migrates south into the lower 48 for the winter. It has a pleasing and rhythmi...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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In 1907, a German pharmacist named Julius Neubronner invented the pigeon camera. It was a small camera strapped to a pigeon’s breast — like a photo...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Does the image of a frozen birdbath bring to mind a small yellow bird with ice skates? Birds need water in all seasons, for drinking and for bathin...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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The Golden-headed Manakin is a tiny bird with dance moves that would turn a pop star green with envy. Johanne Ryan, a nature educator who lives in ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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For small songbirds, surviving a cold winter night can be challenging. Their bodies lose heat faster than those of larger birds. So little birds ha...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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Sharp, insistent cries signal the presence of one of North America’s most beautiful birds of prey: the Red-shouldered Hawk. There’s no mistaking th...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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When the COVID pandemic started, comedian and actor H. Jon Benjamin and his family moved to a secluded house by a creek in upstate New York. And li...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
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A close look at this Red Crossbill reveals a curious adaptation. The long tips of the upper and lower bill don't meet, but instead cross over each ...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1