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26 Jun 2017

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BirdNote strives to transport listeners out of the daily grind and into the natural world with outstanding audio programming and online content. The stories we tell are rich in sound, imagery, and information, connecting the ways and needs of birds to the lives of listeners. We inspire people to listen, look, and exclaim, “Oh, that’s what that is!”

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    Dunlins and Peregrines

    In a dramatic and sometimes deadly aerial ballet, a Peregrine Falcon dives on a flock of Dunlins. Seeking escape, the shorebirds flash white and dark, rippling through the sky.  This dance has changed dramatically since the banning of the pesticide DDT in 1973.

  • Posted on 26 Jun 2017

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    Kipukas and Akis

    One of Hawaii’s rarest forest birds is this ‘Akiapola’au. Some of the roughly 1,000 'Akis left on earth live and breed in kipukas on the lower slopes of Mauna Loa, Hawaii’s largest active volcano.

  • Posted on 25 Jun 2017

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    White-headed Woodpecker

    The White-headed Woodpecker is widely scattered and nowhere common in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Posted on 24 Jun 2017

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    Robins Are Very Choosy Nesters

    When scientists looked at climate data for more than 8,500 robins’ nests in the US, they found that robins will nest only if the mean noon temperature is between 45 and 65 degrees. But even more critical is relative humidity: it needs to be around 50 percent in the middle of the day.

  • Posted on 23 Jun 2017

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    Three Buntings - Indigo, Lazuli, and Painted

    Each spring and summer, Indigo Buntings sing their buzzy, jumbled songs from brushy edges throughout the Eastern US. West of the Rockies, a different bunting sings his song. Named for the gemstone lapis lazuli, a male Lazuli Bunting shimmers an iridescent azure.

  • Posted on 22 Jun 2017

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