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By The River, an animated introduction to 5 kinds of birds

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Learn how to identify blackbirds, swallows, the kingfisher, swifts, and goldfinches in this visual and aural delight by animator Will Rose: By The River.

Next: Explore more wonderful animal sounds and birds, including the bell-like call of the Three-Wattled Bell Bird, the Greater Sage-Grouse’s courtship ritual, and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Bird Song Hero.

Bonus: Fine Feathers (1968) by Evelyn Lambart and the Kingfisher hunts for fish on the River Shannon.

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