Tweet of the Week: Passenger Pigeon

On the 100 year anniversary of the last passenger pigeon, Martha, we bring you this special edition of Tweet of the Week.

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Passenger Pigeons art by John James Audubon care of special collections Toronto Public Library

Each week we introduce a new bird from the Ottawa-Gatineau area through our segment on CBC Radio’s In Town and Out. Alex MacDonald, Nature Canada’s Manager of Protected Areas, shares interesting facts about the birds that live in our communities. Be sure to tune-in to “Bird Tweet of the Week” on CBC Radio One 91.5 FM on Saturday mornings from 6am to 9am and listen to past episodes on our website.

This episode aired on Saturday September 13, 2014