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Can You Name These Common Backyard Birds? QUIZ
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Anna
- 16 hours ago - yorkregion.com
Test your knowledge of some common backyard birds of York Region.
20 Million Birds and Other Animals Die Annually After Ingesting Lead Left Behind By Hunters
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Anna
- 17 hours ago - phys.org
In March, conservationists cried foul when new U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke overturned an Obama-administration ban on using lead ammunition or fishing tackle on federal lands. Lead is toxic to the neurological systems of animals that ingest
The Catbird Has a Simple Trick to Outsmart Deadbeat Brood Parasites
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Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
When it comes to protecting its nest from the Brown-headed Cowbird and other parasites, the quirky Gray Catbird is especially talented.
Learn How Birds Have Regional Accents
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Anna
- 1 day ago - audubon.org
Part seven of our new series to help you build your birding skillsâEUR"and love of birdsâEUR"by learning how to bird by ear.
Wind Blows Young Migrant Birds to All Corners of Africa
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Anna
- 1 day ago - phys.org
Migrant birds that breed in the same area in Europe spread out across all of Africa during the northern winter. A new satellite-tracking study shows that the destination of individual birds is largely determined by the wind conditions they
Birds, Bees and Other Critters Have Scruples, and for Good Reason
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Anna
- 1 day ago - phys.org
Humans are not the only species to show a strong work ethic and scruples. UC Berkeley researchers have found evidence of conscientiousness in insects, reptiles, birds, fish and other critters.
Mystery Bird Feeder Causing Regent's Park's Herons to Inbreed, Leading to Deformed Chicks
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Anna
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Herons in London's Regent's Park are inbreeding because a mystery bird feeder is discouraging them from migrating by feeding them large amounts of curried rice.
PROGRESS: Maharashtra Government Announces Plan To Spare Mumbai's Horses The Suffering Of Hauling Victorias
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Anna
- 2 days ago - petaindia.com
The Home Department of the Maharashtra government has announced a plan aimed at removing horse-drawn Victorias from MumbaiâEUR(TM)s roads. It involves giving the driver and owners of Victorias hawkersâEUR(TM) licences and Rs 1 lakh or,
Loss of a Mate Causes Birds to Make New Social Connections and Strengthen the Ones That They Already Have
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Anna
- 2 days ago - zmescience.com
How do animals react when one of their mates dies or disappears? Actually, not that much is known about how animals behave in this case. There are many situations where this happens: natural and caused by humans
Sorry, Hollywood, But Ian Harding Would Rather Be Birding
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Anna
- 3 days ago - audubon.org
Best known for his role on the show Pretty Little Liars, Harding's new book 'Oddbirds' shares his love of birding and birds with a new audience.
How Grebes Build Floating Nests That Keep Their Eggs High and Dry
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Anna
- 3 days ago - audubon.org
Dead and rotting aquatic plants are the Pied-billed Grebe's nesting materials of choice.
Hot Off the Press! European Birds of Conservation Concern
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Anna
- 3 days ago - birdlife.org
BirdLife unveils its latest publication, European Birds of Conservation Concern, in Parma Italy. This essential handbook will help every country in Europe to identify their bird conservation responsibilities.
Mystery Shrouds Death of 37 Birds Near Gondia
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Anna
- 3 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Death of 37 birds in Sakhri Ghat in Gondia has been shrouded in mystery with experts debating the birds dying of water or food poisoning.
Amazon's Delivery-Drone Research Focuses on Avoiding Birds
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Anna
- 3 days ago - therecord.com
Amazon's development of package-delivery drones is progressing to the point where the company is now thinking a lot about geese.
Police Using Drones to Protect Birds of Prey
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Anna
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
Police in Northern Ireland are using drones to patrol the nest sites of protected birds of prey.
 

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