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13 Dec 2017

BirdNote

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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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    Crested Caracara

    The Crested Caracara, one of North America's most charismatic birds of prey, is common in Texas, and an isolated population lives in Florida. They stride through the grass on long legs, as they hunt for small animals of all kinds.

  • Posted on 13 Dec 2017

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    Birds in the Stars

    Many constellations were marked out long ago by ancient Romans and Greeks and the Sumerians before them. Three of today’s nine bird constellations were spotted by the ancients: an eagle, a swan, and a crow, birds familiar then in the Mediterranean region.

  • Posted on 12 Dec 2017

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    Pelicans Go Fishing

    Unlike Brown Pelicans, which dive from above to capture fish, White Pelicans feed by forming a group. They swim in a line, and—while herding a school of fish—all dip their heads at once. The pelican's broad bill spreads its huge pouch, as the bird pushes through the water.

  • Posted on 11 Dec 2017

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    William Turner and the First Bird Book

    The first printed bird book, The Principal Birds of Aristotle and Pliny, was published in 1544.

  • Posted on 10 Dec 2017

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    Montana Grassland Birds - Where They Go in Winter

    Some of the most extensive grasslands on the continent remain in Northeast Montana. In winter, these lands lie under windblown snow. But in summer, the grass is verdant and grassland birds abound. Birds such as the McCown's Longspur, the Lark Bunting, and the Willet, like this one.

  • Posted on 09 Dec 2017

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