"A universal language that will speak to you wherever you go."

Joseph Cornell, Author

"A little bird told me" - 'I always wondered what that meant. Now I know.'

Victor Wooten, Musician

"Reconnecting with a native intelligence that lies deep within each of us"

Donald Kroodsma, Author

"Bird language keeps my clients alive"

Brian Gibson, African Guide

Free bird language resources for you

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“Deep bird language is an ancient discipline, perfected by native peoples the world over. Finally, science is catching up. . .”


What The Robin Knows

A lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided in his work and teaching by three basic premises:

-The robin, junco, and other songbirds know everything important about their environment, be it backyard or forest.
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Bird Language?

Interpreting Bird Language is an art form.

The calls, postures, and other behaviors of birds convey much information to those who understand their patterns. The attentive, trained observer can deduce through bird language the location of predators and other forces on the landscape.
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  • What the Robin Knows
    Birds are the sentries – and our key – to understanding the world beyond our front door.
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  • How to interpret the Behaviors and Patterns of Nature
    Would you like to be able to recognize the signs of an approaching jogger two minutes before their arrival?
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  • Advanced Bird Language:
    Reading the Concentric Rings of Nature, a 8 CD learning journey with storyteller Jon Young.
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“Jon Young is one of the heroes of the new nature movement, an expansion of traditional environmentalism who opens a door to a universe that overlaps modern life, a world lost to most, but found by some.”by Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods

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