In fewer than 50 years, North America has lost 2.9 billion birds, nearly a third of the 1970 population. In this episode, the team explores the significance of birds, the story of one unloved variety and the ways people can work to bring back our feathered friends. Hint: a big one is birding.
Lost birds and how to bring them back
2:15 - Black vulture story with Katie Fallon from the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia
11:00 - Interview between Janet McCabe and IU's own Ellen Ketterson
24:00 - Bird loss vox pop with Jacob Einstein and Emily Miles, featuring voices from around the IU campus
29:30 - Interview between Jim Shanahan and Wesley Hochachka from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology