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Casey McFarland

August 16, 2021

Bird nests are amazing structures. Some are simply collections of sticks or even just a depression on the ground. Other nests are complex woven cups or cavities in trees. If you have ever found a bird’s nest and wondered what species constructed it, there is a brand new field guide to help you. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with CASEY McFARLAND, field ecologist, educator, and writer. He has co-authored (with Matthew Mongello and David Moskowitz) the PETERSON FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRD NESTS. Tune in and learn about the evolution and construction of these varied structures. (photo by Sheila Carroll)