Aug 22, 2021 • 8M

On Herons and Hoatzins - Audio Edition

birds that make a racket, and other comparisons

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Heather Heying
Audio reads of articles from Natural Selections: If it evolved, it's fair game: from jungles to hospitals, from herons and ghost moths to vitamin D and viruses, these reads of weekly essays cover lots of ground. Did you find an article on the main site that you want to hear rather than see? Most likely it's available here, for paying subscribers.
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I posted this week’s Tuesday essay, On Herons and Hoatzins, from the San Juan Islands, where I also recorded this audio file. We were staying at an airbnb right on the water, at a tidal estuary whose water reversed direction both visibly and audibly as the tides changed. At low tide the water rushed out, which you can hear in the background of this piec…

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