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Bring Birds Back

A show about the joy of birds and the ways that humans can help them through simple, everyday actions.

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How Can Native Plants Help Birds?

Host Tenijah Hamilton joins volunteers from Georgia Audubon and Trees Atlanta who are planting wildflowers and grasses along an urban rail trail, where she learns how native plants can provide food and shelter for birds within cities. She talks to ecologist Desiree Narango about why birds depend on plants, and how we can transform our backyards and shared green spaces to serve the needs of both people and birds.Related Resources:Check out the Native Plant FinderFind native plants in your region with AudubonResearch native plants in your area with Audubon's Native Plants DatabaseFind an extension office near youRead "Why Garden with Native Wildflowers?" on the US Forest Service's websiteAttract Birds: A Dozen Native Trees And Shrubs That Birds LoveVisit the website for Trees AtlantaVisit Georgia AudubonConnect with BirdNote on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterSign up to receive BirdNote's weekly newsletterBirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech or make a one-time gift at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

27mins

28 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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For Birds to Win, Do Cats Have to Lose? – Part 2

The second of this two-part segment pulls apart the issues with cats and birds. Host Tenijah Hamilton gets an overview of how outdoor cats affect bird populations, why it’s such a controversial issue, and what’s to be done about it. She discusses this with producer Mark Bramhill and guests including Karen Krauss, and Joe Liebezeit.BirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech or make a one-time gift at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

28mins

14 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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For Birds to Win, Do Cats Have to Lose? – Part 1

The first of this two-part episode pulls apart the issues with cats and birds. Producer Mark Bramhill gives Tenijah  an overview of how outdoor cats affect bird populations, why it’s such a controversial issue, and what’s to be done about it. Guests including “The Cat Daddy,” Jackson Galaxy, and Dr. Peter Marra.BirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech or make a one-time gift at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

31mins

30 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Can We Make Our Cities Safer For Birds?

Tenijah talks with NYC Audubon Senior Conservation Biologist Kaitlyn Parkins and Seattle Audubon Urban Conservation Manager Joshua Morris to break down the challenge that glass in our built environment poses to birds, how a local solution is becoming a national policy, and what you can do to support it.If you find a dead or injured bird, you can make an important contribution to bird mortality research by filing a report on dBirdLearn about how you can support the Bird-Safe Buildings ActVisit NYC AudubonExplore products that help make your home friendlier for birdsListen to "In the Clear: The Problem with Birds and Glass"BirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech or make a one-time gift at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

28mins

16 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Who Is Birding For?

In the second installment of Bring Birds Back, host Tenijah Hamilton and Sheridan Alford, co-founder of Black Birders Week, talk about how to celebrate Black people who love birds and expand the choir for conservation. Then they get out into the wilds of Georgia in search of, you guessed it, birds.Check out the #ForTheBirds Birding Playlist!Stream the official Sheridan Alford × BirdNote birding playlist on Apple Music and Spotify.Visit BlackAFinSTEM's official schedule for Black Birders Week BirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create the sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech. Learn more at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

23mins

2 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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How Do We Know that Birds are in Trouble?

In the inaugural episode of Bring Birds Back, host Tenijah Hamilton gets to know biostatistician Dr. Adam C. Smith, coauthor of the study that found we’ve lost 3 billion birds in North America in the last fifty years, and helps us wrap our heads around that gigantic number. The good news? There are lots of ways to help.Bring Birds Back is sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.Resources:Get involved in the Audubon Christmas Bird CountFind your local Audubon SocietyGet connected with eBirdDownload the Merlin birding appLearn more about the Breeding Bird SurveyCheck out Birds Canada BirdNote is an independent nonprofit media production company. Your dollars make it possible to create the sound-rich shows that connect you to the joys of birds and nature. Support BirdNote’s conservation mission, and get more of the content you love, by subscribing to BirdNote+ at https://birdnote.supercast.tech. Learn more at BirdNote.org. Thanks!

24mins

19 May 2021

Rank #6

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Introducing Bring Birds Back

Like many birders, host Tenijah Hamilton discovered her love of birds during the pandemic. Now she invites listeners to join her in appreciating the beauty and mystery of the birds all around us and taking action on their behalf. As Tenijah speaks with bird experts from all walks of life, she and the listener learn, together, how to bring birds back.Follow the show in your podcast app and stay tuned for our first episode on May 19th.

2mins

5 May 2021

Rank #7