Why should we listen to birds? (part two) – podcast


In this second episode of our Age of Extinction takeover, Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield explore how human noise is affecting birds, and what listening to birdsong can tell us about biodiversity

How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know

  • You can read about Dr Elizabeth Derryberry’s work here.
  • Information on Dr Alice Eldridge’s research can be found here.
  • Read BirdLife International’s State of the World’s Birds report here.
  • Read DEFRA’s UK Wild Bird Indicators here.
  • Read the RSPB’s State of the UK’s Birds 2020 report here.
  • Listen to past dawn choruses in the British Library’s wildlife and environmental sounds collection here .
  • Let us know what you think of the episode, and any stories you’d like us to cover in the future. Leave a comment below or send us an email at: [email protected]
Rook flock at sunset in the Norfolk Broads, England
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