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Pete Marra, director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, was a guest on WJLA's Let's Talk Live.

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He explained the shocking findings of the recently published report, "The State of the Birds."

Joanna Marsh, from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, joined him to discuss the art exhibit that complements the report.

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Joanna and Pete will explore the overlap between art and nature during a gallery talk as they walk through The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art.

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