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West Nile virus killing millions more birds than previously thought, UCLA …
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Survival estimates dropped dramatically in populations exposed to West Nile virus for nearly half of the 49 bird species studied, the largest percentage of species yet found to be affected by the virus. Previous estimates have been closer to one-third …

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These tiny birds can fly over 1000 miles – nonstop
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To learn more about the itty-bitty birds' impressive migration, a team of researchers decided to study the birds that passed through Alabama's Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on their trip south, from 2010 to 2014. Their insights into the enigmatic …

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Enjoy a cup of java and scenery at the Fernhill Wetlands Birds and Brew Festival
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The public is invited enjoy fine coffee and wildlife at the 4th Annual Birds and Brew Festival on Aug. 22 at the Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove. Sponsored by Friends of the Fernhill Wetlands and Clean Water Services, this year's festival includes …

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Big Birds Can't Fly
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This is the unique story of flightless birds. They say a bird is three things – feathers, flight and song. But what happens when you're a bird who can't fly, who can't sing and whose feathers are closer to fluff? Is this an evolutionary joke …

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Close Encounters | Remember to provide water for the birds
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Earl Keegan in Alanton called to ask me to remind everyone too put water out for the birds. This is good advice year round; but in winter if it's below freezing, the birds can only find unfrozen water if you give it to them. Susan Mashaw sent photos of …

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Silvertips down T-birds, pad division lead
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Silvertips down T-birds, pad division lead. Originally published January 16, 2016 at 10:25 pm. The Everett Silvertips improved to 3-0-1 against the Thunderbirds and padded their division lead to five points with a 5-1 win on Saturday night in front of …

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Butterflies Mimic Wing Coloration Of Toxic Counterparts To Ward Off Birds
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"Female butterflies carry heavy loads of eggs, which impairs their escape flight when they are attacked by birds and other predators. Because of this risk of predation, female butterflies are under intense natural selection to be very good mimics …

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birds tracked on mammoth Sahara flight
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To cross the Sahara every autumn and spring, a little songbird snaps out of its nocturnal travel habits and flies for 40-60 hours, a study has found. Scientists caught the pied flycatcher in the act using tiny light-logging tags, which recorded …

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Mock chickens and waterfowl take place of live birds at fair
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Instead, framed pictures of the exhibitor and their animal took the place of a live one in the cage, and posters were hung above the cages from one end of the barn to the other showing progressive changes the birds made over a four week period. In the …

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Suspect steals baby parrot from Omar's Exotic Birds in Orange County
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A baby Apricot Headed Caique parrot stolen from Omar's Exotic Birds in Lake Forest on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Thursday, November 05, 2015 05:28PM. LAKE FOREST, Calif. (KABC) –. A suspect is wanted after the Orange …

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