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Massachusetts Birders Participate In A 24-Hour Bird-A-Thon

Jun 6, 2019

New England has lots of different kinds of special habitats, that are home to so many different species – if you just know where to look. Enter, the Mass Audubon Bird-a-thon. Each year, the best birders in Massachusetts participate, and it’s not as peaceful as it sounds… In fact, there's intense competition to see who can spot the most different kinds of birds around the state.  

Billy Baker is with us now to tell us all about the competition, he's a reporter on the Boston Globe's narrative team and the author of the recent article, "Bird nerds’ assemble at Mass Audubon’s Bird-a-thon."