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Bird of the Week: Antillean Mango
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - abcbirds.org
When it comes to birds, "mango" refers to hummingbirds in the genus Anthracothorax. All seven mango species are large as hummingbirds go, with long, slightly downcurved bills and rounded tails. The Antillean Mango is found only in the West Indies...
Bird of the Week: Williamson's Sapsucker
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 28 days ago - abcbirds.org
Male and female Williamson's Sapsuckers look so different that when John Cassin, an American ornithologist, first described them in 1852, he classified them as separate species. It's an understandable mistake.
Bird of the Week: Ruby-Topaz Hummingbird
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Kathy
- 43 days ago - abcbirds.org
When it's sitting in the shade, the male Ruby-topaz Hummingbird appears to be a nondescript blackish-brown color, but a bit of sunlight transforms it into a sparkling jewel of crimson, chestnut, and gold.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Birds From Climate Change By Reducing Harmful Methane Pollution
Environment  (tags: birds, methane pollution, climate-change, environment, endangered, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, wildlife )

Cal
- 78 days ago - secure.audubon.org
According to AudubonâEUR(TM)s Climate Report, nearly half of all birds in North America are threatened by climate change. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is 25 times more dangerous than carbon dioxide for our climate
Illegal Logging Decimating Birds in Ghana:
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, birds, illegal logging, world, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 109 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Researchers found understory bird abundance fell by more than half in just 15 years while illegal and legal logging increased by 600 percent.
Delay Expansion Of The Delaware Bay Shellfish Farming Industry To Protect Area Shorebirds PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, birds )

Anna
- 129 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are not asking for a ban on oyster farms but a delay of the expansion that is necessary to figure out how to balance the impact of these farms with pollutants and the existence of shorebirds. These birds are increasingly threatened.
Whirlpool Windmill Produces Power Without Blades
Environment  (tags: birds, wind power, energy, Sustainabililty, environment )

Julie
- 240 days ago - news.yahoo.com
New design for wind power safer for birds
As Andes Warm, Deciphering The Future for Tropical Birds
Environment  (tags: animals, climatechange, Andean birds, birds, wildlife, world, environment, ecosystems, climate-change )

Cal
- 265 days ago - e360.yale.edu
new research in the Peruvian Andes suggests that the birds will stay put and face a new threat âEUR" predator snakes that will climb into their territory to escape the heat.
Take ACTION: Stop the Assault on Everglades Restoration
Environment  (tags: Florida Everglades, Army Corp, restoration, Roseate Spoonbills, birds, environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 330 days ago - secure.audubon.org
Stand up for the Everglades and Florida Bay and tell the Army Corps that this field test should only move forward if flows out of S-197 are off the table and that this field test must maximize restoration benefits.
TAKE ACTION NOW! EPA: Protect Iconic Bay in California
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, prposed development, birds, ecosystems, destruction, energy, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 348 days ago - forcechange.com
Many scientists agree that CargillâEUR(TM)s salt ponds in Redwood City, CA are one of the most important shoreline habitats on the Bay. Surrounded by the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the ponds are a wintering and migratory spot for
The Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests: Save Pulicat Bird Sanctuary PETITION
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, sanctuary, wildlife, protection, habitat )

Anna
- 349 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Pulicat Bird Sanctuary, spanning northern Tamilnadu and southern Andhra Pradesh is the 2nd largest brackish water ecosystem in India. Hundreds of thousands of migratory waterfowl throng the lake from October to April, including large numbers
Climate Change Threatens Half of America's Bird Species, New Study Finds
Environment  (tags: endangered, wildlife, birds, habitat loss, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, protection )

Cal
- 515 days ago - csmonitor.com
Out of 588 species studied, 314 species could lose more than half their current range, according to a new study by the National Audubon Society. And 126 of the 314 species have nowhere else to go.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Birds From Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: birds, deforestation, government, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, trees, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 523 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent loggers from endangering local wildlife by removing more trees from the heavily burned Stanislaus National Forest
Audobon's ACTION Page
Environment  (tags: wildlife, environment, habitat destruction, birds, Audobon )

Nancy
- 545 days ago - secure.audubon.org
Speak up for the environment, birds and wildlife.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Bayer's Bee-Killing Pesticides Are Killing Birds Too
Environment  (tags: peticides, die-offs, birds, bees, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, animals, humans )

Cal
- 551 days ago - action.sumofus.org
A terrifying new study has found that the exact same pesticides causing the massive global bee die-off are now killing birds as well.
 

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