A Man’s Life for a Bird

This is a story about birds. But it’s really a story about moral balance. How far should we go to protect a species? Is one species worth more than another? I journey to the forests of northern Michigan to untangle the story of an endangered little yellow bird called the Kirtland’s warbler. And its story—the history of its protection—is a thorny tale… a story of death, redemption, fire, and… species confusion.

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Story starts at approx: 1:20

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