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Bird flu scares fairs as stuffed birds replace live ones
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Bird flu scares fairs as stuffed birds replace live ones. Outbreaks of the bird flu have forced county and state fairs to ban live birds from competition and find alternate learning experiences. comment. share. tweet. email. Print. more. Share on …

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Band of birders: Biologists, volunteers capture and tag birds for demographic …
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Retired federal biologist, John Ormiston, carefully works to extract a Wilson's Warbler from one of three nets set last week to capture song birds east of Lake Como. Researchers place a tiny, numbered band around one leg after basic information is …

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Avian flu bird ban has 4-Hers winging it at state and county fairs
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Normally, their complaints would fall silent amid the laughter of the birds — the giggles, cackles, honks and quacks of the winged creatures drowning out the bleats and snorts from the mammals nearby at the Isanti County Fair. But this year, all the …

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