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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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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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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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Animal Courtship: Two Blue-Capped Cordon Bleu Birds Sing, Dance, And Leap For …
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The blue-capped cordon bleu bird, a type of finch from Africa, courts more amusingly. The male bird tap dances at a very fast pace. To the human eyes, it looks like he is jumping. In between his performance, he leaps and sings. The choosy female finch …

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After the Oregon standoff, wildlife refuge is again for the birds
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The day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just beginning. According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb. 11 is, on average, the earliest date that migrating tundra …

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10 Everyday Items That Are Toxic to Birds
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Birds can be like toddlers: They both like to check things out by putting them in their mouths. Just like children, when pet birds are out unsupervised, this habit of tasting things can get them into trouble. As an avian veterinarian, I treat birds …

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LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Summer birds give way to fall
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This should be a fabulous fall for observing birds, and I have noticed that The Northern Reaches is loaded with plenty of them. A little more exploration in that area has yielded several areas that I wish to keep in mind for assorted sightings of our …

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Who Dats and Dirty Birds gather outside Superdome: photo gallery
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The Who Dats of New Orleans and the Dirty Birds of Atlanta mix and mingle outside the stadium before the game between the Falcons and Saints at the Superdome on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015. Comments …

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LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Great Blue Heron holds fast among newcomer birds
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Last weekend had us set up with a couple of very cool early mornings, but the payoff was tremendous with the showing of birds. There were a couple of very large flocks of Double-crested Cormorants, some Blue- and Green-winged Teals, a good-sized group …

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