Desperately Seeking Rusty Blackbirds
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By Bryan on April 9, 2014
It is basic black with an inelegant voice. It nests in places we rarely visit. And in relative obscurity, the Rusty Blackbird has suffered one of the most dramatic population declines ever recorded among North American songbirds.
But you can help the Rusty’s recovery.
My essay on Rusty Blackbirds (which are only rusty in fall and winter) is today’s feature on the public radio program BirdNote. Read or listen online.