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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (6 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: NPR Narrator: Jon Hamilton Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The NPR Sound Treks Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9781615730612
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Are birds monogamous? Why do kookaburras laugh? Is the ivory-billed woodpecker really extinct? These fascinating stories feature the delightful and exotic sounds of birds, plus astute and informative commentary from bird lovers, bird experts, and sometimes birds themselves.

Learn how naturalist F. Schuyler Matthews translated bird song into musical notes. Discover how the city of Chicago has drawn purple martins back to Lake Michigan, their historic habitat. Find out everything you want to know about the lyrebird’s glorious tail. If you’re a bird lover, this is for you.

The NPR Sound Treks series brings the outdoors to life with outstanding audio documentaries, stories, and commentary from the NPR archives. Each volume features sounds from nature, insights from experts and others who love the outdoor experience (naturalists, zoologists, biologists, adventurers, even a cowgirl), and vivid storytelling that captures the excitement of the wilderness.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jenn | 8/14/2013

    " A perfect little audio package! Especially if you happen to be fond of birds. "

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