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Left, a black-capped chickadee, the Massachusetts state bird, and, right, a boreal chickadee. (Kurt Bauschardt/flickr and seabamirum/flickr)
Left, a black-capped chickadee, the Massachusetts state bird, and, right, a boreal chickadee. (Kurt Bauschardt/flickr and seabamirum/flickr)
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New data from Cornell University shows bird populations are declining across North America — both for vulnerable species and birds that have traditionally thrived.

Local conservation groups say the declines are hitting Massachusetts as well.

Joan Walsh, the chair of natural history and field ornithology at the Mass Audubon Society, joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes.

This segment aired on September 23, 2019.

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