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23 EpisodesProduced by Rob PorterWebsite

Learning birdsong takes active listening and repeated exposure. Birding guide Rob Porter takes you into the field to experience birding by ear in this relaxed pace acoustic exploration of natural spaces in mid-western Ontario. Whether you're an aspiring or veteran birder looking to test and build up… read more

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Preview of Season 1: The Bruce Peninsula

Experience birding by ear in this relaxed-pace acoustic exploration of bird habitats in the Great Lakes region. Premieres on October 14, 2019. Excerpts from (in order of appearance in episode):

  • Episode 5, "The Juniper Flats, Part 1" along the Bruce Trail near Dyer's Bay, Ontario. Recorded July 18, 2019.
  • Episode 4, "Lindsay Tract" at the Lindsay Tract Trail near Lion's Head, Ontario. Recorded July 17, 2019.
  • Episode 10, "MTB Adventure Park" at the Mountain Bike Adventure Park near Wiarton, Ontario. Recorded July 19, 2019.
  • Episode 2, "Otter Lake, Part 2" along the Bruce Trail near Cape Chin North, Ontario. Recorded July 17, 2019.

For those with high-frequency hearing loss, you may alternatively download "Songbirding Under 5kHz".



Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter.

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