Interview: Dr. Rosalind Renfrew on the Bobolinks’ winter diet

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You’ve no doubt seen the Bobolink in Vermont. It’s a medium sized American songbird–black underneath and white on the back. It sounds a little like a well-known Star Wars character, as we’ll hear–and it has an amazing capacity for long migration.

But where the Bobolink spends its time far away from Vermont is now a cause for concern.

Dr. Rosalind Renfrew of the Vermont Center for Eco-Studies is conducting a study into some new dietary habits the Bobolink has picked up in its winter vacation home.

Click listen to hear the entire interview.

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