December 26, 2023 | December 26, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On December 26th of that year, the Presque Isle Audubon Society released its 74th Annual Christmas Day Bird count of birds seen on the Presque Isle Peninsula. The birders counted a record 85 species including a Bald Eagle.
This Day in History is presented by WQLN’s Emmy-nominated weekly history series Chronicles. Available on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.