Is The Secret to Saving Migratory Birds in the Meal Prep?

 

Sanderling Aldrin is one of the shorebirds being cared for by the Bird House team.

The Bird House team at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has many beaks to feed, including 23 species of migratory songbirds and shorebirds (and growing!). But what happens when they are hungry to migrate and there’s nowhere to go? Curator Sara Hallager and nutritionist Erin Kendrick share some of the valuable lessons they have learned from taking these marvelous migrators under their wing.

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