On our latest show (October 13 2019): The Kirtland’s Warbler comes back from the brink; a plan to save the Marbled Murrelet; sea level rise threatens Cape Cod; and electric power comes to trucks and ships.    Click here to listen!

On our latest show (October 13 2019): The Kirtland’s Warbler comes back from the brink; a plan to save the Marbled Murrelet; sea level rise threatens Cape Cod; and electric power comes to trucks and ships.

Click here to listen!

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Climate change threatens hundreds of North American bird species with extinction

October 10, 2019

An Audubon study takes a look at the future if we don’t act

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Survival By Degrees: A Climate Visualizer

October 12, 2019

See what could happen to the birds in your area with this Audubon tool

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A Literal Bird’s-Eye View

October 3, 2019

A White-tailed Eagle will soar over the Alps with a camera on his back to show us humans the effects of climate change.

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Video: Protecting Cliff Swallows in Orinda, CA

October 3, 2019

Plus: A Talkin’ Birds listener is interviewed on camera!

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1 in 4 Birds Have Vanished in the Last 50 Years

September 19, 2019

Scientists from seven institutions, including the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, have discovered that North America has lost 2.9 billion birds in the last half- century.

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Pesticide causes weight loss and delayed migration

September 12, 2019

The widespread neonicotinoide insecticides used widely by farmers across North America may have long-term detrimental effects on the population of songbirds like White-crowned Sparrows, especially as they migrate. Rapid declines of these birds are already occurring.

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9/11 Tribute Lights Endanger 160,000 Birds a Year

September 9, 2019

New York City Audubon is working with the National September 11 Memorial and Museum to mitigate the problem. However, tens of thousands of birds are still in danger.

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Hummingbird banding

September 18, 2019

Friend of the show Lindsay McNamara shares in her blog 20-something Environmentalist about a day out banding Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in Pennsylvania. Includes plenty of photos and videos explaining the process!

Bird vocalizations provided by The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology 
Homepage photography by Shawn Carey/Migration Productions.