Birding Into the New Year
For 115 years, citizen scientists across the country have surveyed the skies for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Geoff LeBaron, Director of the Christmas Bird Count, and naturalist and author Kenn Kaufman guide us through the species that have made an appearance so far this winter and how you can participate in the count.
Geoff LeBaron is Christmas Bird Count Director at the National Audubon Society in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.
Kenn Kaufman is a naturalist and author of Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America and Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
John Yerger is a Christmas Bird Count participant and assistant director at Borderland Tours in Portal, Arizona.
Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.