I wanted to pass along a link to a "Science Friday" program from NPR that broadcast just this last Friday. It's all about birds and bird conservation and includes interviews with Jeff Wells (author of Birder's Conservation Handbook), Glenn Phillips (NYC Audubon), Brad Mellema (Rowe Sanctuary in Nebraska), and Tom Mcguire (publisher of enature.com). Quite fun to listen to. It is about 45 mins. long and the site where the podcast is has some links to other resources.
Check out news about Rusty Blackbirds, Sandhill Cranes and Ivory-billed Woodpeckers.