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Let's Talk About Birds: Crested oropendola
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This is one of a series presented by the National Aviary, which works to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. Pittsburghers referred to the late Art Rooney Sr., founding owner and longtime president of the black and gold …

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'Dinosaurs Among Us' Exhibit Explores the Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds
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Birds live all around us, and for the most part, they aren't very intimidating creatures (ostriches duly excepted). But even the daintiest of hummingbirds is endowed with a rich evolutionary heritage that links it to gigantic theropod dinosaurs like …

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Greg Peck: Mother Nature exercises her will with baby birds
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My wife, Cheryl, and I have Boston ivy growing on much of our brick home. It adds a nice element to the look, even though I must climb ladders to trim the fast-growing vines off windows and the roof a half-dozen times each summer. The ivy also attracts …

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Here's What You Need To Know About The Millions Of Birds Migrating Through …
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The sky above us is a veritable highway for birds. Right now, and like every fall and spring for the past several millennia, millions of birds are making their along the Atlantic Flyway — a region along the United States East Coast. While some birds …

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Bob Gwizdz: Birds first, then the fishermen swoop in
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KALAMAZOO — The cedar waxwings were going nuts. There was a big hatch on (mostly caddisflies, but some mayflies, too) and the birds were dervishing, feasting on the bugs in the air. I took it as a sign. The trip upstream was interrupted by a brief …

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Strictly for the birds — and their admirers
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A grey crowned crane, or crested crane, which is the national bird of Uganda, looks out of its enclosure while on display outside Seattle's Burke Museum during the annual Birds at the Burke event on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Visitors could view and …

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Photographer Art Fox Shares 'Broken Journey' of Migratory Birds
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Each year, millions of migratory birds pass through northeastern Illinois on their way to summer breeding grounds. But thousands won't make it. They will become victims of what's called window kill. A photography exhibit at the Peggy Notebaert Nature …

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Arizona's Raptor Experience teaches attracting birds into the landscape
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Paul and Anne Schnell of Arizona's Raptor Experience were at Watters Garden Center on Saturday, March 12, teaching local gardeners about birds in the landscape. The two of them promoted plants and spoke on how to create the right kind of habitat for …

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Staten Island man arrested for shooting and killing a flock of birds, then …
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“I happened to pick the poor bird up. It had a bullet right through its chest here, a BB. But I mean a hole, right in heart,” the neighbor said. “The poor bird was in a state of panic, and I held it. I was hysterical. And I'm yelling at him, and he's …

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European birdwatchers unravel how birds respond to climate change
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New details on how birds respond to climate change have been revealed by volunteer bird watchers all over Europe. The information they've gathered shows birds respond to changing conditions in different seasons of the year. While some species benefit …

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