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Calling All Citizen Scientists, Bird Watchers Needed

Kayla Farmer

The Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count is the nation’s longest-running community science bird project. It originated 120 years ago and has been going strong for decades. On this edition of Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with guests Doug Harr and Jim Pease about the Christmas Bird Count, bird watching and bird feeding.


  • Doug Harr, director, Iowa Audubon Society
  • Jim Pease, emeritus associate professor, natural resource ecology and management, Iowa State University
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River