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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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8 Pieces

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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Attu, at the western end of Alaska’s Aleutian chain, is home to the Rock Ptarmigan. Although grouse are not long-distance fliers, Rock Ptarmigans c...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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High in a leafless cottonwood, a female Great Horned Owl incubates two eggs. As light snow falls on her back, her mate roosts nearby. Since Decembe...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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The peace of the vast Guyanan jungle is abruptly broken with the dawn chorus of male Capuchinbirds, one of the most bizarre birds in South America....

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring, and her beloved friend Dorothy Freeman shared a love of nature … and especially of one particular bird: the...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
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A tube of black oil sunflower seeds isn’t “natural”…and neither is a suet cake. Yet as soon as you hang them up, the neighborhood birds, like these...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
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John Burroughs was probably the most popular nature writer of the late 19th Century. Many consider Burroughs the founder of the modern nature essay...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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In the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where the Rio Grande River borders Mexico, birds commonly found in Central America reach their northern-mo...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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When the bitter cold of winter arrives, songbirds face an emergency: how to keep warm through the night. On normal nights, many prefer sleeping sol...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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In winter, the Cerulean Warbler forages in tree-tops of the Andes Mountains. In May, at the other end of a 2,500-mile migration, the very same bird...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Listen to the earth awaken, as dawn circles the globe. Acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton recorded these sounds around the globe. He's with SoundTra...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1