The Nature of Phenology 8/8/20: Hermit Thrush Songs

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

There truly are no words to capture the beauty and purity of this bird’s song. The notes are crisp yet wavering, sad and reflective yet untroubled. This song captures and conveys human feeling and human emotion across a barrier of fur and feather, beak and lips.

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