Ordinary Extraordinary Junco:
Remarkable biology from a backyard bird!
A science film highlighting research on a common yet amazing group of North American songbirds, the Juncos
Public and student audiences of all ages and backgrounds, with a special emphasis on high school and college student education.
88 minutes total for feature-length, but comprised of eight shorter independent video chapters, ranging from 3 to 20 minutes each.
Evolution, animal behavior, ecology, physiology, and the process of scientific research
For teachers / students
Each chapter models the process of science and brings to life research methods and data. Standards-aligned, cutting-edge curriculum is available for free.
Biologists and filmmakers, while based at Indiana University's Department of Biology and Media School
The National Science Foundation and Indiana University