Joel Greenberg

Sandhill Crane Migration

Annual Audubon Bird Count Makes Unusual Sightings

This season’s annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which continues through Monday, already has produced some interesting numbers.


"A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction." by Joel Greenberg.

Local Author Chronicles Disappearance Of Passenger Pigeon

It was 100 years ago when the passenger pigeon became extinct. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with a Chicago author who chronicled the disappearance of the species.


A seagull. (Credit: Getty)

Birders Make Annual Christmas Count Along Lakefront

Birders tallied more than 50 species of birds yesterday.



Christmas Bird Counts Described As Best Ever

The Christmas Day bird count on Chicago’s lakefront for this year, and the North Shore count on Monday, are being described as two of the best ever.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2011

Red-Tailed Hawk

Birdwatchers Tally Christmas Day Count

Birdwatchers are tallying their numbers for the annual Christmas Day bird count along Chicago’s lakefront.

WBBM Newsradio–12/28/2010