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The Brian Lehrer Show

Following Up: The Hawk Cam and Violet's Health

Friday, May 13, 2011

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.

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A Bird Expert on Your Sightings

Sunday, May 08, 2011

WNYC got hundreds of texts when we asked for your favorite bird-watching spots throughout the city. Bird expert Tom Stephensen weighs in here.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Best NYC Bird-Watching Map

Friday, May 06, 2011

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.

→ Watch the live Hawk Cam nested outside the 12th floor office of NYU President

Check out Your Favorite Bird-Watching Spots in NYC!

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Your Favorite Bird-Watching Spots in NYC

Thursday, May 05, 2011

In collaboration with The New York Times, we've been asking you to send your favorite spots to watch birds throughout the city. We received hundreds of text messages and we've plotted the submissions on the map below. Click on the place-markers to get the info for each location, along with the bird mentioned. Many of you also left audio messages, which you can hear by clicking the link where available.

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Your Chirps About Best Bird-Watching Spots

Thursday, May 05, 2011

There are many spots to bird watch in the city — whether seeking pigeons in Times Square or sparrows in the park. In celebration of Bird Week, WNYC and The New York Times have been asking for your favorite bird-watching spots.

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Help Us Make a Bird-Watching Map of New York City

Monday, May 02, 2011

WNYC.org and The New York Times 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. What's your favorite place in the city to watch birds?

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