Disappearing Act

Bonter, David
February 2008
New York State Conservationist;Feb2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p24
The article deals with the decline of the evening grosbeak bird in New York state. Evening grosbeak sightings are so rare in many parts of the state that they now warrant posts on rare bird e-mail lists. Information on the bird banding journals of retired bander Stuart Wilson, Jr. is presented. Project FeederWatch is an example of a citizen science program that has provided much information about grosbeak populations for the past 19 years.


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