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Mystery Shrouds Death of 37 Birds Near Gondia
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Anna
- 54 minutes 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
- 54 minutes 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
- 59 minutes ago - bbc.com
Police in Northern Ireland are using drones to patrol the nest sites of protected birds of prey.
Why Honeybees Are Good at Grooming (ItâEUR(TM)s All in the Hair) VIDEO
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Lone
- 2 hours ago - nytimes.com
They use their legs to clean off most of the pollen and fill structures called pollen baskets on their rear legs.
Thailand's Chunky Monkey on Diet After Gorging on Junk Food
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Lone
- 2 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
"After he ate food given by humans for a while, he developed a fat mass, which became a type of benign tumor," Supakarn said. "He is now in critical condition where there is a high risk of heart disease and diabetes."
In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up
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Anna
- 10 hours ago - npr.org
Thanks to the efforts of the Earth Conservation Corps âEUR" which Nixon, a filmmaker and conservationist, started 25 years ago âEUR" there are now four osprey nests on the river's Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge.
A Science Stopover for Migrating Birds
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Anna
- 11 hours ago - sfchronicle.com
The southern section of Point Reyes National Seashore, on the outskirts of Bolinas, offers a spot to see some charismatic birds up close. There are downy woodpeckers with black-and-white-polka-dotted wings and red splashes on their heads,
Gannets, Puffins, Kittiwakes: Birds at Risk in Scottish Windfarm Surge
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Anna
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
After a long legal battle, 335 turbines will now be built in Scottish waters
Shocking Declines in Bird Numbers Show British Wildlife Is in Serious Trouble
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Anna
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
Pesticides, hedgerows being ripped up and the intensification of farming have contributed to a 55 per cent fall in farmland birds since 1970, a Government report says
UN Looks to Protect Birds From Green Energy Threats
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Anna
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The global boom in renewable energy is posing new threats to birds say experts.
Hopping Miniature Parrots Suggest How Birds First Got Airborne
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Anna
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
You have to jump before you can fly. A species of tiny parrot saves energy by hopping from branch to branch when foraging âEUR" a skill that may have helped bird ancestors to first get off the ground.
Disgraced Animal Abuser John Hightower Pleads Guilty to 14 Counts of Cruelty to Animals!
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Anna
- 2 days ago - peta.org
Update: In a win for the animals he once neglected, disgraced longtime animal abuser John Hightower pleaded guilty today to 14 counts of cruelty to animals. PETA has argued for years that conditions at his now-defunct Mobile Zoo in Alabama constituted
Anna's Hummingbird Named Vancouver's Permanent City Bird
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Anna
- 2 days ago - cbc.ca
Results from the most important election held in B.C. this year have been announced: Anna's hummingbird has been named the City of Vancouver's official bird following an online vote.
Listen: This Birdsong Time Machine Resurrects the Lost Sounds of New York
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Anna
- 2 days ago - audubon.org
An ecologist, a sound engineer, and a multimedia artist teamed up to recreate forgotten soundscapes of the city's past wildlife.
Birdist Rule #45: Learn to Deal With Incredibly Annoying Bugs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 2 days ago - audubon.org
Here are some of the worst bugs you'll encounter while birding, as well as some methods for prevention.
 

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