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Field Notes

Cruise the Amazon - With BirdNote!

January 12 - 22, 2017 - Join us as we team up with Victor Emanuel Nature Tours to cruise the Amazon River basinView the entire itinerary and sign up here.The Amazonian region boasts the highest diversity of birds and plants anywhere in the world. The very word “Amazon” brings to mind images of... read more »

Crows and Ravens - Who's Who? Let's figure it out!

Out of the 810 species of North American birds, only crows and ravens are completely black. But they have much more in common than color. Along with their cousins, the magpies and jays, they’re among the smartest birds on the planet. But which is which? And who’s smarter? Let's check it out. And... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  birding

Notes from the Field ... Your Notes!

We asked what your relationship is to birds, what they add to your lives. Here are some answers –Here's an audio postcard from Vancouver, Washington:White-crowned Sparrow by Jerry McFarland, Flickr Creative CommonsTeddy P. tells us: I provide a heated birdbath from below freezing to consistent... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  recording

Send Us a Postcard ... Drop Us a Line...

We want to hear from you!Do you have a cool story about birds and your connection with them? If so, we'd love to hear from you. You don't have to be a bird expert, although if you are, that's OK, too. The main thing is — we'd love to know what inspires you about birds and why. Which ones? Do they... read more »

Double-crested Cormorant Goes Fishing

Gregg Thompson took these photos in December 2015 at a fishing pier in Edmonds.A rockfish is caught from the briny deep...How to swallow something so prickly?First, get eye to eye with lunchCleverly flip it into position...Going the right way — down the hatchGulp...Now a quick wash and dry after... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  hunting

Seattle Audubon's 100th Birthday

 The power of birds, 100 years onBirdNote began as a project under the auspices of Seattle Audubon, and this year Seattle Audubon is turning 100 years old! Seattle Audubon believes there’s something magical about birds. No matter who you are, birds reveal something about the beauty and... read more »

Travel to Panama – With BirdNote

September 13 – 25, 2016 - Join us as we team up with Victor Emanuel Nature Tours to escape to paradise in Panama – one of the premier destinations for birding and adventure in the Neotropics. Make your booking here.Experience….    The dawn chorus from the Canopy Tower above the... read more »

Peregrine Falcons in Italy

BirdNote photo contributor, Paolo Taranto, lives in Bologna, Italy, where he follows several families of Peregrine Falcons.An adult male Peregrine Falcon sits atop San Petronio in the old town of Bologna, in the center of the city.Perching on a ledge at the bell towerAn adult female Peregrine... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  photography

Woodpeckers - Some of Nature's Finest Drummers

Yikes! What's that bird doing, pounding on my house? In early spring, a male flicker may drum on a metal stovepipe or other resonant surface – a pole, a sign, the trunk of a tree – attempting to attract a mate and proclaim his territory. Many other woodpeckers do the same. Let's look at a few...A... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  breeding display

Chickadees Fledge!

Dasha Gudalewicz lives east of Seattle and followed this little family of Black-capped Chickadees.Someone's hungry...Help arrives on the sceneVery tasty. Still hungry...Satisfied for the moment...Good thing, because somebody else is hungry!Just in time!Takin' a break.No wonder the adult chickadee... read more »

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Topics & Themes:  nesting

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