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BirdNote: Winter Brings Snow Buntings

Copyright Michael Woodruff

Snow Buntings begin their lives amid the harsh conditions of the high Arctic. They're prized winter visitors to the northern tier of states. Look for them along shorelines, in farmland, and open country - landscapes that mirror the Arctic tundra where they fledge their young. Snow Buntings face the prospect of a shrinking nesting range, as global climate change transforms far northern habitats. Learn what you can do to help these birds from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Broadcast on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 9:57 a.m.

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