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Bird poaching continues to result in victims
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Over the course of the year, dozens of birds will arrive to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Gipuzkoa with firearm-inflicted wounds, evidence that there are still illegal activities taking place which threaten biodiversity conservation. The …

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THE GARDENER STATE: Birds, bays and blossoms
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No single person or group of experts could possibly count all of the species of birds on our planet or even in our counties; therefore, people from all over the world will be participating in this weekend's Great Backyard Bird Count and entering their …

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Migrating Birds May Bring Exotic Ticks to US
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Each spring, billions of migratory birds arrive from countries further south, the researchers estimated. These birds likely bring more than 19 million neotropical ticks to the United States, the study authors explained. But the ticks have little to no …

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In the body, cells move like flocks of birds or schools of fish
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SAN DIEGO — Cell biologists are taking clues from marching ants, flocking birds and other animals to learn how groups of cells move through the body. Such studies are yielding insights about cell movement during development as well as the spread of …

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Focus of Belle Isle driving tour will be counting birds
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A driving tour of Detroit's Belle Isle is part of an effort to assess the abundance of birds around North America. Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife staff will participate in today's tour of the island park located in the Detroit River …

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USDA hangs DEAD VULTURES on power lines to scare off the birds of pre
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The town has been plagued by the birds of prey for years since thew 1980s, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website, and scientists have struggled to come up with a definitive answer as to why. One theory suggests that …

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T-Birds soar to victory
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The Indians later fumbled the ball given possession back to the T-Birds. Gruenwald then ran the ball to the 20-yard line. He later pitched the ball to Caleb Loken for a touchdown. Kyle Jobke kicked the extra point, giving the T-Birds 7-0 lead in the game.

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Birds turn up their beaks at cheap food
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DEAR JOAN: I have had a bird feeder in my newly designed garden for about four or five months. When first installed, it attracted many birds daily and had to be refilled at least two times per week. It probably holds about three cups of seed. Then …

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'The Angry Birds Movie' Trailer: Birds Crash and Pigs Fly
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This is a year of superhero clashing with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice behind us and Captain America: Civil War just under a few weeks away. But May will also bring the epic clash of fowls and swine in The Angry Birds Movie. The animated film …

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Scientists Unveil Comprehensive Bird Family Tree
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Evolutionary relationships among the world's 10,000 bird species have been tough to decipher, but scientists on Wednesday unveiled the most comprehensive account of the avian family tree ever formulated, detailing how modern bird groups are connected …

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