David Bonter

Dec. 21, 2012

Birding for the Holidays

Thousands of citizen scientists are taking part in the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count.

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Jan. 01, 2010

Birds and Birding

In this segment, we'll look at how birding is going high tech. Plus, some early totals from this year's Christmas Bird Count.

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Oct. 09, 2009

Tracking Bird Migration

Geese head south for the winter, and the swallows return to Capistrano - but how? In this hour, we'll talk about how birds make their migratory journeys, and how scientists are trying to study their travels.

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