We’re off to the banks of the Mississippi River in Arkansas to hear so many birds that Mark Twain called the experience “a jubilant riot of music.”
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- Meet Gordon Hempton
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- Hear more stories from BirdNote Presents
Support for Sound Escapes comes from Jim and Birte Falconer of Seattle.
BirdNote Presents: Sound Escapes was edited by Jason Saul and written by Ashley Ahearn and Mark Bramhill. Sound design by John Kessler and Laura Giannone. Music is by Blue Dot Sessions.
Mississippi River © Phil Thomas
Sound Escapes illustration by Jia-yi Liu