Bird, Animal and Nature podcasts

A curated podcast list by Suzy Buttress
Creation Date May 26th, 2019
Updated Date Updated September 26th, 2019
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Great podcasts about birds, animals and the natural world

Birds

Hannah and Erik love to spend their free time adventuring and birding. Join them as they discuss their most recent adventures and other birding topics. They are not experts but are always game to learn and experience new things. Connect with us at IG: @HannahGoesBirding, FB: @HannahandErikGoBirding, or HannahandErikGoBirding@gmail.com.
Escape the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural world. Rich in imagery, sound, and information, BirdNote inspires you to notice the world around you. Join us for daily two-minute stories about birds, the environment, and more.
Love nature? You'll love Nature's Voice. Each month we'll bring you features, interviews and news of birds and wildlife, from back gardens to the Sumatran rainforest. If you can't get enough, try dipping into our back catalogue. We'll take you soaring with birds of prey, look back over 30 years of Big Garden Birdwatch, offer wildlife gardening advice and hear from celebrity wildlife lovers like Bill Oddie and Kate Humble. To make sure you get each new edition as soon as it’s published, why not become a subscriber? It's free and simple!
Learning birdsong takes active listening and repeated exposure. Birding guide Rob Porter takes you into the field to experience birding by ear in this relaxed pace acoustic exploration of natural spaces in mid-western Ontario. Whether you're an aspiring or veteran birder looking to test and build upon your birdsong identification skills or someone who appreciates the natural world, this unique limited series will bring you as close as you can get to birding in the field without going anywhere. Songbirding: The Bruce Peninsula was recorded in July of 2019, in the peak of songbird breeding season. For those with high-frequency hearing loss, please search for "Songbirding Under 5kHz" The Bruce Peninsula (also known as the Saugeen Peninsula) is the traditional territory of the Haudensaunee (Iroquois), Ojibway/Chippewa and Anishnabek. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties, with the exception of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation which is unceded territory. Credits Recorded, engineered, narrated and created by Rob Porter. Creative Commons Credits: Creative Commons music from Scott Buckley, Creative Commons music from Keinzweiter, Creative Commons sounds from Jordan Powell.
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Due to be released in October 2019. Trailer available now!
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Discover birds through their songs and calls. Each Tweet of the Day begins with a call or song, followed by a story of fascinating ornithology inspired by the sound.
Join Austin Roe, birder and naturalist, and Tim Harris, photographer, birding enthusiast, and artist, talk birds around your street, pond, lake, river, stream, or woods, every Sunday. Newbies are welcome!
On BirdBanter Dr. Ed Pullen will talk birding with other birders. Birding stories of travel, experiences, friendships and great bird sightings and adventures will be open topics of discussion.
A Magazine devoted to Birds and the Environment for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds for birds, for people, forever - Britain's largest environemental charity.
Experience the wonder and excitement of watching wild birds! Suzy shares her observations, interviews and bird walks with guests, and stories from listeners around the world. Featured birds are primarily from the UK, Europe and North America. Subscribe to the show! Join us in the Facebook Group at bit.ly/CasualBirderFB on Twitter @CasualBirderPod or on Instagram @CasualBirderPodcast
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This is my own show, about the wild birds I see in the U.K. and further afield.
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We're not your grandmother's birding podcast. Join Sean, Scott, and Heather as they interview birders from all flocks of life. Subscribe on the podcasting app of your choice for more puns and fowl language.
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The American Birding Podcast brings together staff and friends of the American Birding Association as we talk about birds, birding, travel and conservation in North America and beyond. Join host Nate Swick every other Thursday for news and happenings, recent rarities, guests from around the birding world, and features of interest to every birder.
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This Birding Life is a podcast from the folks at Bird Watcher's Digest. And like the magazine's content, the topics covered by This Birding Life range far and wide -- from the backyard to the tropics, from bird feeding to bird chasing, from authors reading from their books to birders talking about their "spark" bird. This Birding Life is guaranteed to make you think, laugh, and want to spend more time out there with the birds. It's all about this wonderful hobby we share: watching and enjoying wild birds. Welcome to This Birding Life! Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store.
BirdCallsRadio™worldwide is a weekly radio show about the wonderful world of wild birds and nature. Worldwide topics range from bird sightings, birding tips, conservation, wildlife, and getting children involved with nature outdoors. Forward thinking guests join the show to add expertise on topics involving nature and conservation topics worldwide.
Avian Beauty is the bird-lovers' podcast. It's all about birding.
Bird calls are incredibly diverse. But are they all good? Are some just okay? Can a bird call be sexy? Let's find out.

Animals

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The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.
A podcast about living, extinct, and imaginary animals!
Bringing you stories, news, fun facts, and more about whales, dolphins and porpoises.
The Animals To The Max Podcast is about animals and the people who dedicate their lives to them. Hosted by nationally recognized animal expert Corbin Maxey (Today Show, Tonight Show, Late Night) each episode will feature a guest that works in an animal-related field and explore their passion and adventures while working with animals.  
The mission of the All Creatures Podcast is to educate listeners on the diverse animals that share our planet. We are in the midst of the Earth’s Six Mass Extinction and many animals need our help if they are to survive.Each week we will discuss a new species, conduct interviews with conservation experts from around the globe, and discuss recent conservation news.
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The educational series highlighting the wonders of the animal kingdom. Featuring fun and insightful facts about the world's most fantastic animals.
A podcast dedicated to ladybirds
This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!
Teaching the world about animals, one species at a time.

Natural world

This weekly story-based show takes you behind the events, people, and nature that have shaped our National Parks, and the 417 units managed by the National Park Service.
Join BirdNote’s Ashley Ahearn and sound ecologist Gordon Hempton for an immersive audio journey through some of the most wild, beautiful and sound-rich places in the world. Along the way, Gordon gives us a crash course in the art of truly listening. It’s something he says is a dying art, constantly under threat in our noisy, modern lives.
Soundscapes from nature sanctuaries and natural areas in southern Ontario, Canada. Includes birds, amphibians, insects, and more. Produced from field recordings of the Hamilton Bioacoustic Research Project & the Hamilton Naturalists' Club in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.