birds http://mountainlake.org/topics/birds/index.rss en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:36:27 GMT 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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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.

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LISTEN: Confessions Of A Cereal Killer Murder? You bet it is. When we think of predators, we generally think of animals that kill other animals. But plant-eaters are killers, too. Listen here to a cereal killer confess to its heartless crimes.

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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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