Saving Songbirds

The population of many songbird species is plummeting, and the birds face serious threat.

Songbirds fly in and out of our lives, enchanting us with their colorful plumage and melodies. Warblers, orioles and bobolinks – these perching birds are familiar sights to New Englanders. But the population of many songbird species is plummeting, and the birds face serious threats to their survival.

Support for Saving Songbirds is provided by The Butler Foundation


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Goodbye Jamaica

Goodbye Jamaica

The songbird crew says goodbye to Jamaica.

Lunch time in Jamaica

Lunch time in Jamaica

The crew sits down for lunch time in Jamaica.

Phil on the Trail

Phil on the Trail

Phil takes us up a jungle trail to look for birds.

On the Road in Costa Rica

On the Road in Costa Rica

Behind the scenes filming of Saving Songbirds.


Lunch Time in Costa Rica

Lunch Time in Costa Rica

Phil shows us what's for lunch.

Out for Dinner

Out for Dinner

What's for dinner?

Behind the Scenes: Bathrooms

Behind the Scenes: Bathrooms

How things compare to the comforts of home

Tropical Weather

Tropical Weather

Behind the scenes filming of Saving Songbirds.

Coffee Dryer

Coffee Dryer

How is coffee harvested?

Preview Trailer

Preview Trailer

For a lot of people, songbirds matter.

Windy Mountain Tops

Windy Mountain Tops

Willem takes us on top of a hill in beautiful Costa Rica.

Off to Jamaica

Off to Jamaica

Willem and Phil take off to Jamaica.

Ant Attack

Ant Attack

What do you do when a swarm of army ants come.

Bananas

Bananas

Willem goes Bananas!

Accommodations

Accommodations

Find out how far the dollar goes in Costa Rica.

Jamaican Traffic Jam

Jamaican Traffic Jam

The songbird crew is stuck on a risky road in a traffic jam.

Meet Christine

Meet Christine

Willem introduces us to Christine Jimenez of Earth University.

Professor Len Reitsma

Professor Len Reitsma

Plymouth State University professor Len Reitsma and students.

Home Base Miramar

Home Base Miramar

The crew's home base.



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