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Duck Season Hunters Accused of Shooting Rare Birds
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Anna
- 6 days ago - heraldsun.com.au
DUCK hunters have been accused of shooting threatened species on the opening day of the season.
Birds May Make Music, But They Lack Rhythm
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Anna
- 24 days ago - the-scientist.com
Birdsong bears a striking resemblance to human music, but itâEUR(TM)s not yet clear that birds interpret it that way.
From Goats to Grandparents: How One Audubon Chapter Is Making a More Bird-Friendly Community
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Anna
- 17 days ago - audubon.org
Whether it's renting goats to clear out invasive plants or making a new assisted-living facility greener, Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon is making a difference.
Birds Are Barometers of Eco-Health: Expert
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Anna
- 13 days ago - thehindu.com
Common bird species have much importance in the functioning of the forest ecosystem and a fall in their population might significantly affect the ecosystem services, V. Harikumar of the Alappuzha Natural History Society (ANHS) has said
Golden Eagles: The Mystery and History of One of Alberta's Most Fascinating Birds
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Anna
- 6 days ago - calgaryherald.com
When Peter Sherrington and a friend trekked up Mount Lorette in March 1992, they had no idea it would mark the start of a major biological discovery in Canada.
EPA OK's New Technologies to Keep Birds Off Berkeley Pit
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Anna
- 21 days ago - ravallirepublic.com
The Environmental Protection Agency gave the OK Friday for Montana Resources and Atlantic Richfield Co. to begin hazing birds off the Berkeley Pit.
Fewer Migratory Water Birds Sighted at Ropar
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Anna
- 16 days ago - thehindu.com
Fewer winter migratory water birds from central and north Asia were sighted at the Ropar Wetland in Punjab this season, apparently because of increasing human interference.
Florida's Wading Birds Had a Terrible Breeding Season Last Year
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Anna
- 11 days ago - audubon.org
An annual survey of south Florida's wading birdsâEUR"including Roseate Spoonbills, Great Egrets, and Wood StorksâEUR"found the fewest nests in eight years. The results continue a worrisome trend of nesting decline.
The Biggest Differences Between Song and Savannah Sparrows
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Anna
- 20 days ago - audubon.org
A close look at these two doppelgangers shows some key contrasts in markings and song.
Bahrain Returns Over 1,000 Rare Birds Smuggled From Pakistan
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Anna
- 14 days ago - geo.tv
Over a thousand rare birds, including baby parrots and nightingales, were smuggled on March 5 to Bahrain in the guise of lovebirds and Australian parrots by collusion of government departments. Pakistan bars export of parrots and nightingales.
Become a Bird Detective By Studying Behavior Clues
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Anna
- 19 days ago - audubon.org
When identifying a bird, how it acts can often lead to a quicker identification than its color or shape.
The Wonderful World of Sparrows
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Anna
- 5 days ago - natureconservancy.ca
When asked to picture a sparrow, I think a lot of us, especially city dwellers, think of the common house sparrow. Though ubiquitous across southern Canada, this little sparrow is not actually native to North America.
White House Budget Would Put America's Birds on the Chopping Block
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Anna
- 7 days ago - goldrushcam.com
Trump proposal would mean crippling cuts to conservation programs key to bird survival and welfare.
Why Male House Finches Can Be Different Colors
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Anna
- 12 days ago - audubon.org
You are what you eat.
Testing Out Song Sleuth, a New App That Identifies Birds By Their Calls
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Anna
- 26 days ago - audubon.org
Song Sleuth's advanced software can recognize the voices of 200 common bird species. But how does it fare in the field?
 

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