Missouri Prairie Sounds

August 29, 2020 | Blog, Education

 

Thank you to our partners at the Missouri Department of Conservation for providing this sound recording of Missouri Tallgrass Prairie. You will hear many different sounds, and feel like you are walking through one of our many prairies across the state. Some of the sounds you will hear include: Scissor-tailed flycatcher, Grasshopper, Dickcissel, Bumblebee, Prairie Stream trickle, Northern Cricket Frog, Southern Leopard Frog, American Kestrel, Upland Sandpiper, Bell’s Vireo, Common Meadow Katydid, Eastern Meadowlark, Great Plains Narrowmouth toad, Eastern Whip-poor-will, crickets, Prairie Mole Cricket, Greater Prairie Chicken.

Photo: Background image of MPF’s Schwartz Prairie by Glenn Chambers, Photos courtesy of MDC/Noppadol Paothong

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