Wild in the City

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Richard Crossley, a birder who co-author the book, The Shorebird Guide, has been involved in making documentaries on birdwatching, and particularly on birds in cities. But unfortunately, the higher-ups at The Animal Planet network don't believe there is really a market for TV shows about birds and birdwatching. So the people producing bird shows are looking for a strong response from the birding community indicating that there is indeed a niche for such programs [5:28]

Now that you've watched the video, consider taking a few minutes to answer a few questions. Everyone who watch this Demo and fills out the questionnaire is placed in a drawing to win a $200 GIFT CARD (not sure what it's for, though).

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