09/28/2012

The Biology of Birds of Prey

The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area near Boise, Idaho has one of the world’s highest concentrations of nesting raptors. Biologists studying the birds of prey in this part of the country join Ira Flatow for a look at raptor biology, and the threats the birds are facing. Plus, bringing back the California condor.

Segment Guests

Mark Fuller

Mark Fuller is a research wildlife biologist for the U.S. Geological Survey and a director in the Raptor Research Center at Boise State University, Boise Idaho.

Julie Heath

Julie Heath is an associate professor of biological sciences at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.

Chris Parish

Chris Parish is the Condor Program Director at the Peregrine Fund.

Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.

Meet the Producers

About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.

About Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.