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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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If long migratory flights are amazing, what goes on inside a bird’s body during those flights seems absolutely astonishing. To store fat, birds may...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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Although the American Crow may seem blasé about pillaging another bird's nest, it regards a threat to its own young as a punishable offense. To pro...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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These days we're hearing the song of the Olive-sided Flycatcher less often. Clear-cutting and fire suppression in forests, along with acid rain, ha...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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Northern Mockingbirds can learn to mimic the sounds of just about any bird. They mimic to show off, not to deceive. But this Thick-billed Euphonia,...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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Band-tailed Pigeons are found mostly in low-altitude forests. Though about the size of city pigeons, they can be shy and sometimes hard to see. Str...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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In 1987, when Project FeederWatch began, Evening Grosbeaks were among the most common birds at birdfeeders during the Northeast winter. Now they're...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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A male American Golden-Plover proclaims its nesting territory with an aerial display known as the "butterfly flight." After flying up 50 feet, the ...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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Male Northern Cardinals, Scarlet Tanagers, and House Finches all have striking red plumage that’s thought to play a role in attracting mates. Males...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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The White-headed Woodpecker is widely scattered and nowhere common in the Pacific Northwest. Like other woodpeckers, the White-headed Woodpecker di...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45
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The Common Potoo is a nocturnal bird of Central and South America, known for its camouflage plumage and upright perching. Nancy Rumbel, who compose...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:45