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LISTEN: Out For A Lark

Before there was a cigarette and a compact car known as the lark, there was a bird. In fact, there was a group of birds. One of them, the horned lark, is native to our part of the world. more »

Mar 21, 2014 , Outdoors

LISTEN: The Last Grosbeak

The most glamorous of our winter birds, the evening grosbeak, isn't extinct or even close. But it's in a steep decline in many places. more »

Mar 7, 2014 , Outdoors

LISTEN: How Birds Keep Their Tootsies Warm

You wouldn't think it possible: birds being able to survive cold northern winters in nothing more than their bare feet. more »

Feb 21, 2014 , Outdoors

LISTEN: The Audible Frenzy Of Autumn

As I walked the path to my office this September morning, the cries of blue jays, seriously agitated blue jays, filled my ears. more »

Sep 16, 2013 , Outdoors