This archived broadcast, Phantoms of the Marsh, is from October 4, 1990 by John Weeks. In this broadcast Weeks talks about when he was at Cornell he would make frequent trips to a marsh south of Ithaca. He would go during all different seasons and he described the marsh as a dark, mysterious jungle. In this broadcast he talks about the different animals that he see's especially during May and June when there are plenty of birds around.

Weeks discusses watching wetland wildlife as a younger man and his growing interest in waterfowl. He talks in depth about the mallard and the interbreeding between the mallard and the black duck.