House Sparrow

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Jesse Grantham is a botanist, ornithologist, and former manager of the Audubon Society's coastal sanctuaries program in Texas. Here he explains his childhood love of Eastern bluebirds, purple martins and other cavity-nesting birds, and his reluctant efforts to control the exotic house sparrows and European starlings that threatened their rival native birds.

Date RecordedOctober 25, 2003
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeJesse Grantham
LocationRockport, Texas
Time Code00:18:38