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What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear, "Walla Walla?"

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:21
Caption: Moana and Maui sail toward land in this concept drawing for the movie, Credit: Walt Disney Studios
Disney’s latest animated movie, “Moana,” is riding a wave of popularity around the globe. Nominated for two Academy Awards this year, Native Hawaii...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wedge-tailed Shearwater, Credit: Duncan Wright
Some early sailors, visiting remote Pacific islands, surely feared that the ungodly wailing on shore meant they had been tricked to the gates of He...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When Hank Williams wrote Your Cheatin' Heart, birds probably weren't on his mind. But researchers have found evidence of what we might call "infide...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, WKCC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Have you noticed groups of crows flying overhead in the late afternoon, wheeling and diving? These are American Crows with a purpose. They're heade...

Bought by WOUB, WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Autumn … and geese fly high overhead in V-formation. But what about that V-formation, angling outward through the sky? This phenomenon – a kind of ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Prairie Public, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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If we had to pick one bird’s voice to symbolize our Eastern woodlands, the Blue Jay’s voice would likely be it. And as a frequent visitor to back y...

Bought by KRPS, WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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What does the Pacific Wren hear in a song? It's a long story. What we hear as a blur of sound, the bird hears as a precise sequence of sounds, the ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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As the sun sets over the Connecticut River, as many as 300,000 Tree Swallows gather on the wing in one huge, tightly choreographed flock. With dusk...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When courting in spring, male and female Cedar Waxwings communicate with distinctly different calls and, perched side by side, often pass back and ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On September 1, 1914, Martha, the last known Passenger Pigeon, died in the Cincinnati Zoo. It’s hard to believe there were billions of Passenger Pi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WMUU-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Some cloudless night in September, when the air is clear, you may see birds flying across the yellow face of the moon! September is peak migration ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: American Crow (left) and Common Raven, Credit: © Tom Grey
Is that big black bird a crow or a raven? How can you tell? Ravens (seen right here) often travel in pairs, while crows (left) are seen in larger g...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, WETD, WKCC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A fact filled weekly reminder to all pet owners of the things that you can be doing for your pets. Your host Fagan Sanchez is a member of SPOT (Sav...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:14
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Kermit the Frog always said, “It’s not easy being green.” But like him, another group of actors has discovered it can be popular. Especially with c...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Sep 27, 2010
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:30

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:58
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Kermit the Frog always said, "It's not easy being green." But like him, another group of actors has discovered it can be popular. Especially with c...

  • Added: May 30, 2008
  • Length: 01:32
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"Syriana," a political thriller about the oil industry, has become the first "carbon neutral" film. The producers offset 100 percent of the carbon ...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3