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Science Corner LIVE! Space, Time,

Tune in to hear Ray and our Associate Producer Debbie Blicher discuss new research on Rock Pigeons. Can they judge how big something is? Can they judge how long something takes? Can they listen to our radio show? Well, maybe they can't do this last one, but you can! We hope you'll join us. Find listening options at 

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Talkin' Birds Photo Contest

Listen to our show for info on how to enter on the 2017 Talkin' Birds Photo Contest, including the wonderful prizes we've got lined up. Meanwhile, read below for the official rules: 

Contestants must be residents of the U.S. or Canada. Contestants must be at least 18 years of age. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address.  All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Talkin' Birds radio program (Sponsor) and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Deliver of prizes requires a street address (P.O. Box OK). Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. By entering the contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the contest. Void outside of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada, and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. Employees, officers, and directors of the Sponsor and subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. Contest may only be entered in or from the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. You are not authorized to participate in the contest if you are not located with the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. The contest entry period begins on Jan. 8, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. and will end on Feb. 5, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be notified by mail approximately three (3) days after the end of the contest period. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE CONTEST, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SPONSOR’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED $10. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO FACEBOOK. Rules subject to change.

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LL Bean Remote Broadcast

Join us on Sunday, May 29 in Freeport, Maine, at LL Bean's flagship store for a live broadcast of our Talkin' Birds radio show. The show will air from 9:30-10 a.m. and seating will begin at 9. Attendance is free. (Our broadcast is part of the L.L. Bean Birding Festival and will take place right by the big L.L. Bean Boot.)

RSVP to to reserve your spot. 

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Museum of Science Remote Broadcast

Join us this Sunday for a Talkin' Birds remote broadcast at the Museum of Science, Boston! Guests will include Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen and Museum of Science education associate Sue Stoessel. After the show, Sue will present an Eastern Screech Owl demo and Wayne will escort audience members through the Museum's "A Bird's World" exhibit, featuring all the species that nest in and migrate through New England.

Free admission to the show and the Museum—but space is very limited. Please RSVP to by Thursday, November 20, to reserve your spot.

Per usual the show starts at 9:30am, but please plan to arrive 9-9:15am.

Listen to the Museum of Science broadcast:

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500th Show at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

In honor of the 500th Talkin' Birds show, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History hosts a live broadcast on Sunday, November 9 at 9:30am in the museum's Q?rius Theater. Join us for this free event, with special guests Charlotte Wasylik, host of the Talkin' Birds segment Charlotte's Web-log, and Bruce Beehler, ornithologist and researcher with the NMNH.

Listen to the Smithsonian broadcast:

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