I Dream of Grosbeaks | BirdNote



I Dream of Grosbeaks

Written by Mark Bramhill

Mark Bramhill: That is BirdNote.

Science educator Chidi Paige was working laborious getting ready her college students for the World Collection of Birding, a contest hosted by New Jersey Audubon. The occasion has a class for youths, and Chidi’s college students had been learning with the purpose of figuring out probably the most birds within the child’s competitors. After which one thing occurred that made Chidi surprise in the event that they had been enthusiastic about birds somewhat an excessive amount of.

Chidi Paige: One in every of my college students, her identify is Anna, began having fowl goals.  

Chidi Paige: She got here to me at some point and mentioned, “Ms. Chidi, I noticed this fowl in my dream. I’ve to establish it.” And she or he began describing the fowl and we began flipping by way of the sphere information. It was Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

[Rose-breasted Grosbeak Song, ML191267]

Chidi Paige: I do not even assume we would seen that fowl throughout our fowl scouting journeys. However humorous sufficient, on the competitors, the grosbeak was one of many issues that we noticed.

[Rose-breasted Grosbeak Song, ML191267]

Chidi Paige: So we’re like, “Anna, you dreamed up this fowl for us to see!” It was simply, it was simply phenomenal.

Mark Bramhill: Chidi makes some pleasant bird-ID associated video games to assist make fowl identification enjoyable. You possibly can study them on our web site, BirdNote.org. I am Mark Bramhill.

[Rose-breasted Grosbeak Song, ML 191267]


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Content material Director: Allison Wilson
Producer: Mark Bramhill
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Bird sounds offered by The Macaulay Library of Pure Sounds on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Rose-breasted Grosbeak ML 191267 recorded by R. Little.
BirdNote’s theme was composed and performed by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
© 2022 BirdNote    April 2022       
Narrator: Mark Bramhill

ID# birding-29-2022-04-08    birding-29


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