Laura Erickson's For the Birds

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Scripts of most programs, along with usually several photos and links to more information, are at my blog at lauraerickson.blogspot.com

For the love, understanding, and protection of birds.

"For the Birds" began airing on KUMD in Duluth, MN, in May, 1986, and is the longest continually-running radio program about birds in the U.S.

Download Kansas Wings N Wetlands birding festival  30-04-2015 (4.98 MB)

Duration: 5:05 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Kansas Wings N Wetlands birding festival

  • Laura attended the Kansas Wings N Wetlands birding festival this year, and saw lots of wonderful things, from a lifer rattlesnake to prairie chickens.


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Download Climate Change and Birds  30-04-2015 (5.27 MB)

Duration: 5:28 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Climate Change and Birds

  • Even as we recognize the importance of addressing climate change, it's important to address urgent problems birds face right now.


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Download Migration Update  16-04-2015 (4.13 MB)

Duration: 4:12 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Migration Update

  • What birds are arriving in Laura's backyard this week?


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Download Hummingbirds Part II: Backyard habitat  09-04-2015 (4.45 MB)

Duration: 4:42 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Hummingbirds Part II: Backyard habitat

  • Laura Erickson tells how you can make your backyard more welcoming for hummingbirds, and how you can know for sure when to expect yours to arrive.


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Download Hummingbirds Part I: Feeding Hummingbirds  09-04-2015 (4.48 MB)

Duration: 4:35 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Hummingbirds Part I: Feeding Hummingbirds

  • Laura Erickson tells how to make your hummingbird feeders healthy for your tiny visitors.


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Download Laura's bionic ears! (Well, her new hearing aids)  01-04-2015 (6.08 MB)

Duration: 4:47 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Laura's bionic ears! (Well, her new hearing aids)

  • So far, Laura's new digital hearing aids are a big success


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Download The true story of Don Draper and how Mad Men will end  01-04-2015 (9.1 MB)

Duration: 9:51 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

The true story of Don Draper and how Mad Men will end

  • Laura Erickson has a unique perspective on how Mad Men will end.


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Download Training a Birding Dog  19-03-2015 (5 MB)

Duration: 5:03 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Training a Birding Dog

  • Laura Erickson is getting a new puppy. How will she train it to be a good birding companion?


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Download The Swallows of Capistrano  19-03-2015 (9.56 MB)

Duration: 5:03 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

The Swallows of Capistrano

  • Swallows used to return to California's Mission at San Juan Capistrano regularly each March. Laura talks about the history of these birds, and about some reasons they no longer return.

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Download Gifts from Birds and Other Internet Stories  12-03-2015 (4.9 MB)

Duration: 5:03 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 128 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ

Gifts from Birds and Other Internet Stories

  • Laura discusses some recent bird stories that went viral on the Internet, and tells about a raven who gave her a surprising gift.


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