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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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Caption: Anna's Hummingbird, Credit: Mike Carroll
Have you wondered about the right time to remove your hummingbird feeders during fall? Consider leaving your feeders hanging for a week or two afte...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Citizen Birders, Credit: Scott More
During late December, birders go out counting every bird that hops, swims, flies, or soars into view, as they have for more than 100 years. Audubon...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
Caption: Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Credit: Yoel Ronen
When a soaring Snake-Eagle spots a delicious snake, it swoops down, grabs it with its talons, then tears off the snake’s head. Still on the wing, i...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Northern Flicker, Credit: Mike Hamilton
Have you ever watched ducks walking around in freezing temperatures and wondered why their feet don't freeze? And how do birds, including this Nort...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Meet 17-year-old Elisa Yang. She’s the founder and president of the California Young Birders Club., Credit: Shahla Farzan
Today we’re taking you back to high school, to meet some teenage birders. They’re a species rarely seen in the wild. It’s kind of hard to be a t...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 12:19
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Birds brighten our lives. They connect us with nature. But sometimes they connect us a bit too directly with nature. Park under the wrong tree - wh...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
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Caption: Elisa Yang, Teen Birder, Credit: Shahla Farzan
Elisa Yang, a teenage birder, couldn’t find a young birder group anywhere in California -- so she created her own. In the San Bernardino National F...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Great Horned Owl, Credit: Bill Weaver
Some owls, like Barred Owls and Great Horned Owls, live in the city. As hunters, they find a lot to eat in the city — like rats or squirrels! Both ...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Song Sparrow, Credit: Regina Kreger
To help backyard birds through the winter, do less. Leave the leaves or rake them under plantings. The tasty insects and spiders underneath will be...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Vampire Ground Finch, Credit: Charles Davies
Vampire Ground-Finches menace their victims in broad daylight, stabbing holes in their flesh, then devouring the blood. During the dry season, when...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 2