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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a proud partner of BirdNote, an independent public media organization that brings joy, inspiration and hope to millions of people around the world. By telling vivid, sound-rich stories about birds and the challenges they face, BirdNote inspires listeners to care about the natural world—and take steps to protect it.

Whether you access via this widget, the BirdNote website, your favorite podcast app, or the many public radio stations that host the show, you can listen to the latest BirdNote Daily stories, and tune in to longer format episodes of Bring Birds Back, Threatened, and more. Tambien se encuentra BirdNote en español.

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