John Burroughs

Episode 15: The Bluebird

Episode 15: The Bluebird
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Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Eastern Bluebird European Robin Western Bluebird House Wren Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps: United States National Anthem…

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Episode 15: The Bluebird

Episode 14: Strolling through Rock Creek and Piney Branch, Wilderness beyond the Capitol with the Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Yellow-breasted Chat and Cardinal

Episode 14: Strolling through Rock Creek and Piney Branch, Wilderness beyond the Capitol with the Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Yellow-breasted Chat and Cardinal
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Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Wood Thrush Veery Kentucky Warbler Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Northern Water Thrush Yellow-breasted Chat Cardinal Grosbeak Red-headed Woodpecker Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard…

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Episode 14: Strolling through Rock Creek and Piney Branch, Wilderness beyond the Capitol with the Blue-grey Gnatcatcher, Yellow-breasted Chat and Cardinal

Episode 10: Hiking to the Upper Ironworks and Indian Pass, Taking the Pulse of Mother Nature

Episode 10: Hiking to the Upper Ironworks and Indian Pass, Taking the Pulse of Mother Nature
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Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Black-capped Chickadee Cedar Waxwing Ruby-throated Hummingbird Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps: United States National Anthem (The Star…

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Episode 10: Hiking to the Upper Ironworks and Indian Pass, Taking the Pulse of Mother Nature

Episode 9: August in the Adirondacks, Deer Hunting at Night

Episode 9: August in the Adirondacks, Deer Hunting at Night
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Credits & Links:​ Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Purple Finch Pine Siskin Vesper Sparrow White-throated Sparrow American Robin White-breasted Nuthatch Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife…

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Episode 9: August in the Adirondacks, Deer Hunting at Night

Episode 8: Partridge Drumming, the Cowbirds’ deception, and so many Warblers in the Barkpeelings

Episode 8: Partridge Drumming, the Cowbirds’ deception, and so many Warblers in the Barkpeelings
Return of the Birds

 
 
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Completing a late afternoon stroll in the Barkpeelings. Lounging on a moss sofa, listening to the chorus. Observations on the Cowbirds’ egg-depositing-deception and dereliction of parenting duty. Credits & Links: Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Ruby-throated…

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Episode 8: Partridge Drumming, the Cowbirds’ deception, and so many Warblers in the Barkpeelings

Episode 7: Reverence for the Hermit Thrush, but None for the Pewee

Episode 7: Reverence for the Hermit Thrush, but None for the Pewee
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The heavenly Hermit Thrush. Commentary about the cowardly Eastern Kingbird. The Wood Pewee’s plainness. Praise for the Ovenbird Click here to listen to Episode 1. Click here to listen to Episode 2. Click here to listen to Episode 3. Click here to listen to Episode 4. Click here to listen to Episode 5. Click here…

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Episode 7: Reverence for the Hermit Thrush, but None for the Pewee

Episode 6: Into the Hemlocks

Episode 6: Into the Hemlocks
Return of the Birds

 
 
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“And what is a bird without its song? It seems to me I do not know a bird till  I’ve heard its voice.” John Burroughs’s second essay, Into the Hemlocks featuring the red-eyed vireo, the winter wren and veery. Thoughts on taking specimens for study, Blackburnian warbler and the blue yellow-backed warbler, now known as the Northern Parula….

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Episode 6: Into the Hemlocks

Episode 5: Scarlet Tanager and the End of the Season

Episode 5: Scarlet Tanager and the End of the Season
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The scarlet tanager and the birds of summer. Observations of the hawk and the end of the season. Click here to listen to Episode 1. Click here to listen to Episode 2. Click here to listen to Episode 3.   Credits & Links: Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in…

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Episode 5: Scarlet Tanager and the End of the Season

Episode 4: Veery, Grey Catbird and a Snake Encounter

Episode 4: Veery, Grey Catbird and a Snake Encounter
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The princely disposition of the wood thrush, the cool notes of the veery, the pretense of the gray catbird and a black snake picks the wrong spot to relax.  Click here to listen to Episode 1. Click here to listen to Episode 2. Click here to listen to Episode 3. Credits & Links: Click the…

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Episode 4: Veery, Grey Catbird and a Snake Encounter

Episode 3: Welcome Back Cuckoos, Warblers & Thrushes

Episode 3: Welcome Back Cuckoos, Warblers & Thrushes
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Click here to listen to Episode 1. Click here to listen to Episode 2. Credits & Links: Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Yellow billed Cuckoo Bobolink Black-billed Cuckoo Wood Thrush 1 Wood Thrush 2 Field Sparrow…

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Episode 3: Welcome Back Cuckoos, Warblers & Thrushes

Episode 2: Welcome Back Flycatchers, Woodpeckers & Thrushes

Episode 2: Welcome Back Flycatchers, Woodpeckers & Thrushes
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Burroughs describes robin’s ramshackle nest, the under appreciated socialis, or song sparrow, and his affection for the northern flicker.

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Episode 2: Welcome Back Flycatchers, Woodpeckers & Thrushes

Episode 1: Introduction

Episode 1: Introduction
Return of the Birds

 
 
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Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Winter Wren Eastern Bluebird American Robin Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps: United States National Anthem (The Star…

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Episode 1: Introduction