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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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European Starlings regularly adorn their twig nests with marigolds, elderberry flowers, yarrow leaves, and even willow bark — all of which are full...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Compared to many birds, Great Horned Owls remain with their parents a long time. They hatched in early March, from eggs laid in late January. By Ap...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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How did Theodore Roosevelt develop his interest in birds? The chain of events may surprise you. As a budding birdwatcher, Roosevelt was influenced ...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Coast to coast and border to border, Birding Trails offer great opportunities to find birds. On a summer trip in New England, along the Connecticut...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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If you’re ever lucky enough to see a Red-necked Phalarope, keep an eye out for its delightful method of feeding. The birds twirl on the surface lik...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Vaux’s Swifts are perfectly adapted to lives spent in the air. They mate on the wing, and their feet and legs are so small they can’t even walk. Bu...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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The Acorn Woodpecker is found in parts of the western US. It chips small recesses out of trees to fit the acorns it will harvest throughout the fal...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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House Sparrows are ingenious birds that have learned a highly specialized skill: how to open automatic doors. House Sparrows have been seen activat...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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Today marks the mid-point between June's longest day and December's shortest day. We may hardly notice, but ancient cultures closely watched the ch...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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The finches of the Galapagos Islands are famous in the history of evolutionary theory. But Charles Darwin spent four years studying other birds as ...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:45
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