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American Birding Podcast: Nathan Pieplow and The Field Guide to Bird Sounds

The next episode of the American Birding Podcast is live!

Nathan Pieplow’s new field guide is a departure from the traditional book of bird images. It depicts images of bird sounds as spectrograms, showcasing the diversity of vocalizations in North America. Nathan joins me to talk about his book, the Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America, and the need for birders to establish a common vocabulary for bird sounds.

Also Greg Neise and Ted Floyd check back in during the waning days of winter to talk snowbird diversity. Juncos are one of the most fascinating groups of birds on the continent and now is a great time to appreciate them.

Plus, the ABA is excited about the new book Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White. Join now and you could win a copy!

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Nate Swick

Nate Swick

Editor, Social Media Manager at American Birding Association
Nate Swick is the editor of the American Birding Association Blog, social media manager for the ABA, and the host of the American Birding Podcast. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Danielle, and two young children. He is the author of Birding for the Curious and The ABA Field Guide to Birds of the Carolinas.
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  • Robert Buckert

    Had my first Pink-sided Junco this year at Hamlin Beach State Park in Rocester NY. Usually only slate colors and rare oregons of course!

    • Rick Wright

      Wow, that would be a good bird. Do you have any photos?

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