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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Mad about Magpies

Air Date: Week of May 24, 2013

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Ornithologist Chuck Trost holds a dead magpie he uses to perform a "magpie funeral." (Credit: Photos © Guy Hand Productions)

Producer Guy Hand tells the story of the much-maligned Magpie, the bird everyone loves to hate, and why the critter deserves a break.


Transcript forthcoming.



Learn more about the magpie at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology website


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