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
Download and start listening now!