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2015 Annual Report

The 2015 BirdNote Annual Report

Every day, BirdNote brings moments of joy, learning and inspiration to listeners around the world – while building widespread awareness of birds and conservation. Thank you for investing in the future of the natural world by supporting BirdNote. This annual report is a celebration of the difference that you – our donors, volunteers, advisors, listeners and advocates – make for birds by supporting BirdNote’s voice for conservation.

Download 2015 Annual Report as a PDF.

BirdNote stories are educating listeners of all ages — and inspiring them to care about the natural world.

You make this possible. BirdNote is an independently produced and funded radio program, and your investment makes a difference for birds, their habitats, and your fellow listeners.

Thank you! We appreciate your support and your belief in our work.

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BirdNote by the Numbers

  • 1.3 million daily listeners
  • Broadcasts on 200+ stations in 40 states (up from just one station in 2005)
  • 1,300+ shows accessible any time at

Special Features in the Report

  • BirdNote’s Strategic Plan, 2015-2018
  • What Makes BirdNote Sing? A look behind the scenes.
  • BirdNote Travel Program continues in South America
  • The Boreal Songbird Initiative and BirdNote Promote Conservation
  • Beautiful images from Gerrit Vyn

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2011 Annual Report 2010 Annual Report 2009 Annual Report