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• BirdNote Podcast RSS Feed • Birdwatch Radio
• GLRC: Environment Report • Laura Erickson's For the Birds Podcast
• Naturesound, Digital recordings of Birds • NPR: Environment
• On The Wing • Parrot Science
• Rainforestinn.com's Podcasts • Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds
• RSPB Bird Notes • SciQ: Science Revealed Podcasts
• This Birding Life • Whooper Happenings
Laura Erickson's For the Birds Podcast
Promoting the love, understanding, and protection of birds. Produced for KUMD, KAXE, KSRQ, KVSC, WOJB, WXPR, and WRFA-LP.

08/11/2008

This week Laura honors Roger Tory Peterson: the centennial of his birth is this month. (3456KB)

04/25/2008

A lovely essay about a woman's mother's favorite birds. (3456KB)

04/24/2008

New book introduces kids to birding. (3456KB)

04/23/2008

Laura has a pleasing new backyard bird. (3456KB)

04/22/2008

Making the right houses for lovely birds. (3456KB)

04/21/2008

Worms and mud are a robin's mainstay. (3456KB)

04/10/2008

The Backyard Bird Song Guide. (3456KB)

04/03/2008

Cool cavity-nesting duck. (3456KB)

04/02/2008

People and birds need houses that have been designed for them. (3456KB)

04/01/2008

Worms and mud are a robin's mainstay. (3456KB)

03/28/2008

Seeing 20 species of birds is Laura's new Minimum Daily Requirement. (3456KB)

03/27/2008

A tiny little survivor. (3456KB)

03/24/2008

What do people need in order to be satisfied with their lives? (3456KB)

03/21/2008

One of the best parts of spring is on its way. (3456KB)

03/10/2008

The way to learn about birds and other natural things is right outside in nature. (3456KB)

03/07/2008

The transition from late winter to early spring. (3456KB)

03/04/2008

When Laura returned to the place she started birding, things were the same, and different. (3456KB)

02/28/2008

The most heavily hunted bird in America is also a treasured backyard bird. (3456KB)

02/27/2008

How can birds survive at such high elevations? (3456KB)

02/26/2008

What makes bird bodies so different from ours? (3456KB)

02/25/2008

How do geese survive the winter? (3456KB)

02/15/2008

What kind of a bucket list would a birder keep? (3456KB)

02/11/2008

You can't believe everything you read on the Internet! (3456KB)

02/01/2008

Fun with scientific value. (3456KB)

01/31/2008

The bird that makes the weirdest call in the universe. (3456KB)

01/30/2008

Owls aren't the only birds that say hooo-hooo. (3456KB)

01/29/2008

Is seeing a bird enough? (3456KB)

01/28/2008

Watching my backyard birds when I'm at work. (3456KB)

01/25/2008

Exotic bird may not belong here but is often welcome in cities. (3456KB)

01/23/2008

Handsome little feeder bird didn't used to live in the East. (3456KB)

01/21/2008

Even low-tech birders need the Internet.(Well, some of us.) (3456KB)

01/18/2008

Handsome little feeder bird. (3456KB)

01/17/2008

Unexpected discovery in a Wisconsin Peregrine Falcon box. (3456KB)

01/15/2008

An Excellent Woodpecker. (3456KB)

01/11/2008

Great Horned Owl! (3456KB)

01/10/2008

Starting a whole new list for a whole new yard. (3456KB)

01/09/2008

Can a birder, like a migrating bird, call two places home at the same time? (3456KB)

01/04/2008

Birding in one of the most famous woods in the world. (3456KB)

01/03/2008

First feeder bird! (3456KB)

01/02/2008

Clean start. (3456KB)

01/01/2008

Starting out fresh. (3456KB)

11/02/2007

Laura and Tim Winker interview Colonel (ret.) Jerome Pratt, commander of the last Pigeon Company in the Army Signal Corps. (From November, 2000) (3456KB)

10/30/2007

Sometimes even a chickadee can seem menacing. (3456KB)

10/24/2007

A chickadee can banish the autumnal blues. (3456KB)

10/22/2007

Stephen Colbert may have bears at the top of his threatdown list, but he doesn't recommend putting out ammonia . (3456KB)

10/17/2007

Anticipating winter. (3456KB)

10/16/2007

Sometimes our bear deterrents are worse than the bears themselves. (3456KB)

10/12/2007

Laura finds a world where her friends sing their way through daily life. (3456KB)

10/02/2007

Pay attention--this is the best time of year to observe chickadees squabbling! (3456KB)

09/28/2007

Should birders be burning natural resources to see a rare bird? (3456KB)

09/25/2007

Every day new birds appear and disappear. (3456KB)

09/20/2007

Huge numbers of Blue Jays are migrating along Lake Superior right now. (3456KB)

09/19/2007

Hawk Ridge Weekend, when we celebrate the Midwest's premier hawk migration, is this weekend. (3456KB)

09/18/2007

Laura visits Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, the International Crane Foundation, and this year's Whooping Crane Festival. (3456KB)

09/12/2007

Do birds take pleasure in mastering their fears? (3456KB)

09/11/2007

The most famous talking bird in the world has died. (3456KB)

09/10/2007

The chipmunk of the bird world. (3456KB)

09/05/2007

Laura's White-breasted Nuthatch story has a happy ending. (3456KB)

09/04/2007

When a nuthatch crashed into a window, Laura Erickson's experience as a licensed wildlife rehabilitator came in handy. (3456KB)

09/03/2007

The bird that inspired Thomas Jefferson and Walt Whitman. (3456KB)

08/31/2007

This year's migration has been excellent. Laura gives hints for enjoying it. (3456KB)

08/30/2007

Americans would solve the problem of obesity, if only we were migratory birds. (3456KB)

08/29/2007

Laura witnessed two splendid flights of nighthawks this week. (3456KB)

08/23/2007

Laura spends a day at one of the premier birding spots in the Midwest. (3456KB)

08/17/2007

Late summer warblers and pleasant company. (3456KB)

08/15/2007

Even as heavy rain and flooding have plagued parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, a drought of historic proportions is hitting Duluth and other areas in north country. (3456KB)

08/13/2007

A rare hummingbird visits northern Wisconsin. (3456KB)

08/10/2007

It's been lots of fun watching Duluth's downtown Peregrines. (3456KB)

08/09/2007

Number Three on Audubon's list of declining common birds. (3456KB)

08/06/2007

Number Two on Audubon's list of declining common birds. (3456KB)

08/03/2007

Number One on Audubon's list of declining common birds. (3456KB)

08/02/2007

Birders and hunters have a lot in common. (3456KB)

07/20/2007

Summer birding is filled with pleasures. (3456KB)

07/17/2007

The baby Merlins hatched in Laura Erickson's neighborhood have been having adventures. (3456KB)

07/16/2007

Laura reports on doing this year's Breeding Bird Survey. (3456KB)

07/10/2007

Keeping the sky dark at night protects birds, the moths they eat, and makes astronomers happy. (3456KB)

07/03/2007

This rodent lives up in the trees with the birds. (3456KB)

06/28/2007

Imagine a bird bath visited by over 17 species, including 6 kinds of warblers! (3456KB)

06/19/2007

Cicadas are everywhere in Chicago! (3456KB)

06/08/2007

Summer robins are fascinating to watch. (3456KB)

06/07/2007

Even grape jelly can be dangerous. (3456KB)

06/06/2007

Why would a woman travel and bird alone? (3456KB)

06/05/2007

Laura talks about some recent Mourning Dove observations. (3456KB)

06/04/2007

Once in a blue moon, Laura celebrates the Blue Jay. (3456KB)

06/01/2007

Last week an extremely rare, and even more adorable, bird turned up in Duluth. (3456KB)

05/30/2007

Laura's warbler walk found a very rare bird. (3456KB)

05/29/2007

Laura's serendipitous visit to Kirtland's Warbler territory. (3456KB)

05/28/2007

Are cowbirds as bad as they're cracked up to be? Maybe worse. (3456KB)

05/25/2007

Are cowbirds as bad as they're cracked up to be? Maybe worse. (3285KB)

05/24/2007

One of the prettiest, most graceful birds in the world is Oklahoma's state bird. (3364KB)

05/23/2007

Laura talks about her recent trip to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. (3143KB)

05/22/2007

Cold weather is stressing some hummingbirds--how can you help? (3035KB)

05/21/2007

This year's baby falcons have already hatched! (2902KB)

05/03/2007

How did Prairie Chickens figure in American history? (3043KB)

05/02/2007

An exhuberant display of testosterone! (3043KB)

05/01/2007

Chickadees are getting together to do what birds and bees and educated fleas do this time of year. (2619KB)

04/30/2007

What's so special about Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers? (2419KB)

04/27/2007

Laura takes us on a walk at dusk, when frogs, owls, and woodcock are astir. (3826KB)

04/26/2007

Laura's favorite bizarre, testosterone-fueled rite of spring. (3029KB)

04/25/2007

Laura's sudden case of Bell's Palsy is giving her insights into how important facial muscles are for birds. (2728KB)

04/24/2007

Robins have some interesting habits that allow them to specialize on an earthworm diet. (2995KB)

04/23/2007

Laura remembers the first Earth Day, in 1970, and explains why she's hopeful this year. (3477KB)

04/20/2007

Laura, the "Dr. Ruth of Ornithology," answers some highly personal questions about birds. (2862KB)

04/19/2007

Laura, the "Dr. Ruth of Ornithology," answers some highly personal questions about birds. (2980KB)

04/18/2007

Laura, the "Dr. Ruth of Ornithology," answers some highly personal questions about birds. (2530KB)

04/17/2007

Laura, the "Dr. Ruth of Ornithology," answers some highly personal questions about birds. (2482KB)

04/16/2007

Laura, the "Dr. Ruth of Ornithology," answers some highly personal questions about birds. (2482KB)

04/13/2007

Laura hears from a listener with a coin-stealing Blue Jay. (2480KB)

04/12/2007

Kurt Vonnegut remembered. (2278KB)

04/11/2007

Why are Evening Grosbeaks declining? Maybe we better find out before it's too late. (1904KB)

04/10/2007

Why is the mockingbird so very popular? For good reason. (2718KB)

04/09/2007

Why are woodcocks and swallows having so much trouble right now? (2375KB)

04/06/2007

Why are pigeons increasing in Duluth? (2744KB)

04/05/2007

One of the most welcome signs of spring. (2372KB)

04/04/2007

If politics are getting you down, look at the subject through a chickadee prism. (1636KB)

04/03/2007

Winter or spring? Who knows? (2025KB)

04/02/2007

Who says real heroes don't walk the earth? (2839KB)

04/02/2007

Inspired after deleting one-too-many spam emails. (524KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about his favorite bird songs. (5139KB)

04/02/2007

Laura Erickson's program a few days after Paul Wellstone's death in October, 2002. (2216KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about the songs of Sedge Wrens and Brown Thrashers. (2503KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about the difficulties and fun of raising baby birds and waking up early. (2712KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about noise pollution. (2315KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about The Singing Life of Birds. (2919KB)

04/02/2007

Laura talks to Don Kroodsma about the songs of Chickadees. (2464KB)

04/02/2007

The kinds of impacts weather has on birds. (2301KB)

04/01/2007

Repeat of Laura's April Fool's program from 1988. (3349KB)

03/28/2007

Peter Dring's bird stories are as much about people as they are birds. (2413KB)

03/28/2007

A Pileated Woodpecker brings to Laura's mind Aldo Leopold's sawyer. (2413KB)

03/27/2007

How a hummingbird and some chickadees touched someone's life. (1765KB)

03/26/2007

Celebrating a poet who understood birds and humans both. (2080KB)

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