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In Search of Birding's Holy Grail

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In Search of Birding's Holy Grail

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In Search of Birding's Holy Grail

In Search of Birding's Holy Grail

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Obsessed birders searched the swampy woods of the southern United States for years, listening for the call of the Ivory-billed woodpecker. How was the bird finally found?

Guest:

Tim Gallagher, author, The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Editor-in-chief, Living Bird Magazine; director of publications, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell University