Foraging Birds Keep Guard

April 21, 2008 by  
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Researchers have recently discovered that certain bird species make use of a sentry when searching for food. This remarkable finding gives us fascinating insight into the survival tactics used by certain bird species.

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Fun for All at the Acadia Birding Festival

April 18, 2008 by  
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With the 10th annual Acadia Birding Festival set to take place this June, bird lovers across the country are getting ready to enjoy this noteworthy event. This is a time when families can share in enjoying the wonders of nature as they participate in walks and learn more about these fascinating creatures at lectures.

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The Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis

April 17, 2008 by  
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The striking northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremite), with is long red bill and oblong-shaped black body, is not a bird that would usually attract too much attention because many people would not think of it as the most attractive bird. However, it is currently very much under the spotlight as it is a critically endangered bird that may be facing extinction if more effort is not put into preserving this species.

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Enjoy the Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest

April 16, 2008 by  
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Bird lovers in the Washington area are no doubt already gearing up for the Leavenworth Spring Bird Festival. Set to take place this year between May 16-18, this great annual event gives enthusiasts a chance to really soak up the wonderful bird life in the area.

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Experts Estimate Birds Will Be Grossly Affected By Global Warming

April 15, 2008 by  
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According to recent research and data, as many as 20-30% of all animal species will be at an increased risk of extinction if temperatures continue to rise. Experts estimate that an increase of more than 2.5 °C in average temperatures across the globe could have a deadly impact on existing animal species as it will make survival more difficult. This is especially the case for many birds.

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