Pip is preparing to leave the nest, and the Hawk Cam, and start his life in the wilds of New York City. We get an update on the hawk family from Emily Rueb, senior producer on the Metro desk at the New York Times, and Tim Gallagher, editor of Living Bird magazine at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and author of Falcon Fever: A Falconer in the 21st Century.
Steve Zahn, natural resources program supervisor for region 2 at the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, and New York Times senior producer at the Metro desk, Emily Rueb, give an update on the Times' Hawk Cam and the health of new mom Violet and her baby eyas, the red-tailed hawks perched on the ledge outside of NYU president John Sexton's office.
Emily Rueb, New York Times senior producer at the Metro desk, and Jim Colgan, digital editor at the Takeaway, wraps up the WNYC/New York Times collaboration for Bird Week. Alongside them is Tom Stephenson who travels the world to birdwatch. He is a birding trip leader, photographer, sound engineer and the author of a forthcoming book about Warblers.
New York Times senior producer at the Metro desk Emily Rueb discusses the launch of the WNYC and New York Times collaboration for Bird Week. The New York Times and WNYC are collaborating to create an interactive map of bird-watching spots throughout the five boroughs as part of Bird Week, a celebration of avian life in the city. Plus, bird-watching expert Tom Stephenson answers questions about bird-watching in our area.
To Participate: Tell us your favorite place in the city to watch birds. Text BIRD to 30644 from your cellphone and follow the instructions to submit the location and your most recent bird sighting. We’ll present the map with highlights of your contributions by the end of the week.
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