California Birds Stopover on Their Way to Canada

May 31, 2013

The short-billed Dowitcher is one of the many bird species that migrates through California.
Credit Jeff Nadler

  Many Californians may not realize the birds chirping outside are just passing through on their way to Canada's boreal forest. Wildlife experts say it's important for the area known as "North America's Bird Nursery" to be protected from development and destruction of the nesting grounds. We hear more from Lori Abbott.