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Escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, BirdNote inspires you to notice the world around you. Join us for daily two-minute stories about birds, the environment, and more.

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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.


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With a graceful leap, wings outstretched, Sandhill Cranes welcome the longer days. The stately cranes are courting, renewing an annual dance they p...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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The American Kestrel is the smallest, most numerous, and most widespread North American falcon. This bird is built for speed, its long pointed wing...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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In winter, a foraging flock might include several species of birds: chickadees, kinglets, and even a Downy Woodpecker. Many bird species eat alone,...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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The strange wading birds known as jacanas are nick-named "lily-trotters" for their ability to walk on lilypads. In Jamaica, they're known as "Jesus...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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State and federal efforts, combined with the work of community volunteers, have brought the Kirtland’s Warbler back from the brink of extinction in...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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That’s not a distant dog barking. It’s a Black Skimmer in flight, at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. This striking, black-an...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
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Tony Angell, along with Professor John Marzluff of the University of Washington, wrote the book, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Th...

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Have you ever heard of a marsh hawk or a sparrow hawk? These long-familiar bird names have passed into history. The study of birds, like any scienc...

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Though some might see them as winged rats in today’s cities, pigeons and people have a long-standing bond. Especially in our urban environment. Fro...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
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Swallows and bluebirds — like this Western Bluebird — are among the earliest northbound migrants to arrive, heralding spring a month before the equ...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:45