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Sask birds in trouble?

The CBC's Stefani Langenegger speaks with Sask. bird expert Trevor Herriot about declining bird populations in the province.
The barn swallow pupulation numbers have significantly decreased in the past 40 years.

A new report by Birdlife International says one in eight bird species worldwide faces the threat of extinction.

Even common birds such as the barn swallow are in steep decline. According to the report the barn swallow population has declined to less than a quarter of its 1970 numbers.

Take a Listen: To help understand why this is happening, the CBC's Stefani langenegger spoke with Saskatchewan bird expert Trevor Herriot.