For the Birds Radio Program: Extinctions (Birds in the News Redux)

Original Air Date: July 17, 2017

Laura reported back in 2004 that we were in the Sixth Mass Extinction. News from last week was reporting the same thing, but in the intervening years, we haven’t done a thing about it. The recording for the program, from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, is of the now-extinct Bachman’s Warbler, recorded by G. Stuart Keith in South Carolina on 15 May 1959.

Duration: 4′58″ Related blog post with transcript