Take Note: Pennsylvania Avian Experts On Bird Watching And News Of Their Declining Numbers

Feb 14, 2020

Doug Wentzel, program director at the Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, and retired Penn State researcher Greg Grove are both active birders with the State College Birding Club.
Credit Anne Danahy / WPSU

A recent study published in the journal Science found the number of birds in North America is plummeting. The bird population dropped by more than a quarter over the past 50 years. Grassland birds, shore birds and songbirds are all affected. WPSU's Anne Danahy spoke with Greg Grove, editor of Pennsylvania Birds, and Doug Wentzel, president of the State College Bird Club, about bird watching and those trends