Some local birds are getting ready for breeding season by singing night and day. Other migratory bird species are returning to our region after a winter in warmer island climates. All of which presents an excellent opportunity to grab your binoculars and head out to local parks and backyards. We get a primer on backyard birdwatching, and learn about a troubling new national report on “The State of the Birds” across America.


  • David Curson Director of Bird Conservation, Audubon Maryland-DC
  • Dave Ziolkowski Jr. Program Biologist, North American Breeding Bird Survey, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

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