26 min

The Invitation Return of the Birds

    • Natural Sciences

The final chapter of John Burrough's book, Wake-Robin. Burroughs invites you to become a birder, describing the thrill of seeing the natural world around you through a new lens.

The Creative Commons and public domain contains a wealth of images, music and more. The images used in these show notes link back to the contributors.

Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass

Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps: United States National Anthem (The Star Spangled Banner)

Download Wake-Robin by John Burroughs in e-reader format at or archive.org.

Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology:

Wood Duck
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Red-eyed Viero
White-eyed Viero
Eastern Wood Pewee
American Robin
Wood Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Song Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Purple Finch
Winter Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

The final chapter of John Burrough's book, Wake-Robin. Burroughs invites you to become a birder, describing the thrill of seeing the natural world around you through a new lens.

The Creative Commons and public domain contains a wealth of images, music and more. The images used in these show notes link back to the contributors.

Intro music: Kai Engel Walking Barefoot on Grass

Outro music: The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps: United States National Anthem (The Star Spangled Banner)

Download Wake-Robin by John Burroughs in e-reader format at or archive.org.

Click the links below for details about the bird vocalizations used in this episode from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology:

Wood Duck
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Red-eyed Viero
White-eyed Viero
Eastern Wood Pewee
American Robin
Wood Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Song Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Purple Finch
Winter Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

26 min