songbird http://wxpr.org en Wisconsin's Birds Face Changing Habitat http://wxpr.org/post/wisconsins-birds-face-changing-habitat <p>Anna Pidgeon is an avian ecologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a guest at this week’s Science on Tap discussion. &nbsp;</p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke with Pidgeon about her research on how habitat loss and climate events may influence the range of some songbirds.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15080 at http://wxpr.org Wisconsin's Birds Face Changing Habitat Christmas Bird Count May See Fewer Seed-Eaters http://wxpr.org/post/christmas-bird-count-may-see-fewer-seed-eaters <p>Manitowish Waters will hold its annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count Saturday.&nbsp;</p><p>Groups throughout the Northwoods and across North America help track long term trends in winter bird populations.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:10:19 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12206 at http://wxpr.org Christmas Bird Count May See Fewer Seed-Eaters DNR Says, Help a Songbird Out http://wxpr.org/post/dnr-says-help-songbird-out <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Early fall marks the annual migration of songbirds as they begin to pass through Wisconsin, heading south for the winter. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Department of Natural Resources says homeowners can help the warblers, thrushes and other songbirds on their arduous journey by helping supply food sources and habitat.&nbsp; Wildlife Biologist Ryan Brady says small backyard changes can actually make a big difference.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 22:59:23 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7714 at http://wxpr.org DNR Says, Help a Songbird Out