Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

Schedule

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
on News Station

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Insight: California Blackbird Study

Sylvia Wright / Regents of the University of California, Davis
 

Sylvia Wright / Regents of the University of California, Davis

California’s tricolored blackbirds have suffered a dramatic population decline in recent years -- down 64 percent in the last six years. We’ll talk with UC Davis environmental researcher Robert Meese about what may have caused the decline and the next steps we should take to protect this iconic bird.

0619-tricolored -birds -P

 

0619-blackbird -comparea

Pictures of the Red-winged blackbird (left) and the Tricolored blackbird (right). Photos courtesy of UC Davis.