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Hummingbird Research (Rebroadcast)


Hummingbird Research in Charlotte (Rebroadcast) It's peak hummingbird season in our region and bird enthusiasts and researchers alike are gearing up to learn what they can about these tiny birds as they "flock" to the area. Chief among the researchers is Susan Campbell, who has been capturing, banding and releasing hummingbirds in North Carolina since 1999. She'll join us to talk about why it's important to research hummingbirds, and about what she's learned so far - including migration patterns and their feeding habits. Plus, learn how to attract more to your yard. (Originally Aired: 08/05/2011) Guest Susan Campbell - Wildlife researcher affiliated with both the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Hummer Bird Study Group. She's worked doing banding for research on hummingbirds at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and has been researching hummingbirds in NC since 1999. Susan Campbell will be at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on Saturday August 4th from 9am-3pm for her annual research trip to band and release hummingbirds. Visitors can observe, ask questions and help release the birds. Details. Add and read comments