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Audubon Bird Count, Lost Woodpecker Rediscovered

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Audubon Bird Count, Lost Woodpecker Rediscovered

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Audubon Bird Count, Lost Woodpecker Rediscovered

Audubon Bird Count, Lost Woodpecker Rediscovered

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Bird watchers are blanketing the country with binoculars and checklists. It's that time of year again: the National Audubon Society's Christmas bird count. Also, experts discuss the ivory-billed woodpecker, long thought extinct, and rediscovered earlier this year.

Guests:

Geoff LeBaron, Christmas bird count director for the National Audubon Society

Kenneth Rosenberg, conservation science director, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell University