The Christmas Bird Count

Organizers and participants of Audubon Society bird counts throughout central Iowa discuss findings of and community involvement with the counts. The 2012 bird counts for the cities of Ames and Saylorville were completed during the weekend that fell from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16. (The photo on the left appears courtesy of photographer Carl Kurtz.)

  • Pat Schlarbaum, Nevada resident
  • Shane Patterson, coordinator of the Ames Christmas Bird Count and compiler of the Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas
  • Steve Dinsmore, coordinator of the Saylorville Bird Count and professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University

Hosts: Pat Schlarbaum and Susan Franzen

Originally broadcast 12/31/2012
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