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The Audubon Moment

Series produced by John Nelson

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The Audubon Moment provides listeners interesting facts about how to identify birds that they may find in their own back yard, or local environment.

The Audubon Moment provides listeners with interesting facts about birds that can be found in our local environments. For most Americans, their first contact with wildlife is with birds. 47 million Americans identifying themselves as birders and The Audubon Moment explores the birds of North America by providing interest tips on birding identification as well as behavioral facts.


22 Pieces

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Lean how to identify the largest of the Crested Caracara and discover some interesting behavioral traits of the largest of the Falcons.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Learn how to identify the Coopers Hawk and discover some interesting character traits about this raptor that can be found in North America.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Lean how to identify the Cattle Egret and discover some interesting behavioral traits that make this small egret so interesting to watch.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Learn how to identify the Caspian Tern and discover some interesting behavioral facts about this shorebird.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Learn how to identify the Carolina Wren, and hear about some interesting behavioral traits associated with this tiny song bird.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Found out identification and behavioral aspects of this small song bird during this segment of The Audubon Moment

  • Added: Jun 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Bird's eggs come in all sizes. From the hummingbird to the ostrich, a bird's egg is a fascinating study in reproduction.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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A beak can tell you a lot about a bird. This segment discusses the different types of bird beaks that can be found and what they are used for.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Ever wondered how tiny birds can migrate hundreds, or even thousands of miles to a new home?

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Ever wondered why birds migrate? There is a lot more to this question that you may think. The Audubon Moment explores a few popular theories for bi...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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A bird's nest can vary in size from only a few a few inches to several feet.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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A large song bird that loves to sing, the Brown Thrasher is the only Thrasher found in the eastern United States

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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A common song bird with bright plumage, these birds are a favorite for back yard birders in the eastern and mid-western parts of the United States.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Black Vultures are just one of the birds that forms the clean up crew of the animal world.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The Black-bellied Whistling Duck is a large bird that is a relative new comer to the southern United States. And yes, it really does whistle!

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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All birds forage for food and prey upon smaller animals. Birds of Prey are specialists that kill for a living with their talons.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Belted Kingfishers are small birds with large heads that really do know how to fish.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The Barn Owl is found is found throughout North America and is one of the few species that hunts almost exclusively by sound.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The American Woodcock is a ground dwelling bird that has some of the best camouflage in the bird world.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The American Robin is one of the more common birds found in North America, yet there is more to Robins than just eating worms.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00