The Nature of Things On a Wing and a Song

The Nature of Things On a Wing and a Song

A look at songbird populations. Long Point Provincial Park attracts songbirds. John McCracken of the Long Point bird observatory talks about all these species spotted there. Ornithologist Sidney Gauthreaux monitors migration in High Island, Texas. Bob Currie and Kathleen Gardner participate in a songbird census. Dan Welsh of the Canadian Wildlife Service is directing a study of the boreal songbirds, and Chris Spitz counts birds for him. In Illinois, Jeff Hoover examines nests. Scott Robinson of the Illinois Natural History Survey talks about songbird vulnerability to cowbird hijackings.

  • 1994
  • 00:45:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/10/2014

Metadata

Subjects
Songbirds -- North America [LCSH] Endangered species -- North America [LCSH] Songbirds -- Habitat -- North America [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH] Biology [LCSH] Wildlife management [LCSH]
Team
David T. Suzuki (Host), Caroline Underwood (Director), Amanda McConnell (Writer), Michael Bennett (Production Coordinator), James Murray (Producer)
Closed captioning
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