Chan Robbins, who was one of the last coordinators of the BPP before it stopped accepting migration records in 1970. In this interview, conducted by Sam Droege, Chan talks about the history of the BPP, how it began, who ran the program and why it came to a close.
Click here to learn more about Chan Robbins who has worked at Patuxent since 1945. Chan has become one of the most respected and influential ornithologists in the country. Among his many contributions to ornithology are his book, A Guide to Field Identification of the Birds of North America, and establishing the Breeding Bird Survey here at Patuxent.