birds en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:39:00 GMT LISTEN: Eye of an Eagle The great hulk of the thing was scarcely 50 feet away perched on the limb of a birch. The limb was spindly, and this combined with the eagle’s proximity to the ground and to my retinas, made it appear gigantic!

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LISTEN: Matters of Perspective Defeated by a little bird! It's humbling, I confess, to have chased wild birds over much of North America for 35 years and still not have seen a common sedge wren.

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LISTEN: The Unsung, Well Sung, Pine Warbler The pine warbler is often heard but rarely seen. To identify one of these birds, even at close range, you've got to inventory its features, hear it sing if possible, and ponder.

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LISTEN: Birds Come, Birds Go, Birds Come Again Migratory songbirds rack up enormous numbers of frequent flier miles as they wing north and south and north again, all without tickets or boarding passes.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Spring Symphony: Mark Fraser Explores Nuthatches Our naturalist Mark Fraser takes us on an amazing spring-time nature walk as the forests come alive with the sound of nuthatches.

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Raising Baby Birds At one point or another many of us have found a baby bird. They are certainly adorable little birds and are often thought to be an orphan.

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