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Home | Episode 22: The Gray Ghost  

WBU Podcast

Join John and Brian as they discuss one of the most common birds in the wintertime that most people seem to miss. In this episode, they’re talking all things Junco. You’ll learn why it’s called the gray ghost and how you can bring it to your yard.   

Birds Mentioned
Dark-eyed Junco: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Dark-eyed_Junco
Song Sparrow: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Song_Sparrow/
Swamp Sparrow: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/swamp_sparrow
American Tree Sparrow: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Tree_Sparrow/
Yellow-eyed Junco: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Yellow-eyed_Junco
Volcano Junco: https://ebird.org/species/voljun1 

Terms Mentioned
Bird subspecies: https://www.birds.com/species/classifications/ 

Study Mentioned
Songbird population decline 30% since 1970https://www.wbu.com/save-the-song-birds/ 

Help Birds in Your Yard
Create a certified wildlife habitathttps://www.wbu.com/certify-your-yard/