Songbirding

Preview of Season 1: The Bruce Peninsula

September 12, 2019

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".

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Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley.

Find out more at http://songbirding.com

S1E1 - Otter Lake, Part 1

October 14, 2019

Hiking through the rocky alvar reveals talkative Red-eyed Vireos, riled up American Redstarts, and boastful Common Yellowthroats.

Recorded on July 17, 2019 near Cape Chin North, Ontario, Canada. See the eBird checklist at: https://ebird.org/canada/view/checklist/S60624510

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley. With additional Creative Commons sounds by Jordan Powell.

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S1E2 - Otter Lake, Part 2

October 14, 2019

Edge habitats and fields yield songful Indigo Buntings, peeved Red-winged Blackbirds and Bobolinks.

Recorded on July 17, 2019 near Cape Chin North, Ontario, Canada. See the eBird checklist at: https://ebird.org/canada/view/checklist/S60624510

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley. With additional Creative Commons sounds by Jordan Powell.

Support Songbirding by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/songbirding

Find out more at http://songbirding.com

S1E3 - Otter Lake, Part 3

October 14, 2019

Trail turns to road, an enthusiastic Black-throated Green Warbler cooperates loudly while Northern Waterthrush tease in silence.

Recorded on July 17, 2019 near Cape Chin North, Ontario, Canada. See the eBird checklist at: https://ebird.org/canada/view/checklist/S60624510

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley. With additional Creative Commons sounds by Jordan Powell.

Support Songbirding by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/songbirding

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S1E4 - Lindsay Tract

October 21, 2019

The search for an elusive Black-throated Blue Warbler, discovery of a surprise warbler in the parking lot.

Recorded on July 17, 2019 near Lion's Head, Ontario, Canada. To see the eBird checklist, visit: https://ebird.org/canada/view/checklist/S60656299

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley.

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S1E5 - The Juniper Flats, Part 1

October 21, 2019

Warblers abound on the journey to the Juniper Flats of Dyer's Bay.

Recorded on July 18, 2019 near Dyer's Bay, Ontario, Canada. eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/canada/checklist/S60656594

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley. With additional Creative Commons sounds by Jordan Powell.

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Spooky Songbirding Halloween Special

October 24, 2019

An autumnal owling adventure in the twilight hour.

Common Raven recorded on January 21, 2018 in Cootes Paradise Sanctuary, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Owling session recorded on October 9, 2019 in Dundas, Ontario, Canada.

Referenced article on audio playback (or whistling!) in birding: https://www.sibleyguides.com/2011/04/the-proper-use-of-playback-in-birding/

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creepy Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley.

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S1E7 - The Juniper Flats, Part 3

November 4, 2019

(Conclusion) Ovenbirds, microclimates, and birding on the escarpment edge.

Recorded on July 18, 2019 near Dyer's Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Credits

Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons music by Scott Buckley. With additional Creative Commons sounds by Jordan Powell.

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Find out more at http://songbirding.com