_This version of Songbirding is modified for listeners with high-frequency hearing loss. All sounds above 5kHz have been transposed down one octave._
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 and southern Ontario. Whether you're an emerging or veteran birder looking to test and build upon your birdsong identification skills or someone who appreciates the natural world, this unique series will bring you as close as you can get to birding in the field without going anywhere.
Season 1, "The Bruce Peninsula" was recorded in July of 2019, in the peak of songbird breeding season.
Season 2, "Midsummer" was recorded in July and August of 2019, in southern Ontario.
Season 2 of this podcast updates bi-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays in March and April 2020.
The Bruce Peninsula (also known as the Saugeen Peninsula) is the traditional territory of the Haudensaunee (Iroquois), Ojibway/Chippewa and Anishnabek. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties, with the exception of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation which is unceded territory.
Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter.