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When it comes to feeding the birds, I am guilty as charged
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The ordinance adopted in Rockland prohibits “Dispensing, feeding, or otherwise making available to any species of wildlife, including birds, any type or amount of food that creates an unreasonable disturbance, or attracts other wildlife, vermin, or …

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Toothless Beak And Seeds Kept The Birds Alive During Periods Of Mass Extinction
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Thanks to seeds and toothless beaks, today's birds' ancient ancestors survived periods of mass extinction while their land-based counterparts went extinct. A recent research has found that munching on seeds helped saved some of these feathered theropod …

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Stanford Engineers Build a Wind Tunnel for Birds… and Drones
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To move the latter closer to the former with respect to flying ability, the big brains at Stanford built a bird wind tunnel capable of precisely adjustable turbulence, and will use it to study how birds fly in unstable air. Miniature tunnels for such …

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Orioles recap: Royals take series, silence Birds bats in 6-1 win
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Orioles recap: Royals take series, silence Birds bats in 6-1 win. Orioles pictures in April. Browse pictures of the Orioles in April 2016. Eduardo A. EncinaContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. After a 6-1 loss to the Royals, the Orioles (11-6) have just …

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Baby Birds Who Are So Cute They Look Fake
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Have you ever noticed how adorable baby birds are? The best things about them are probably that they're terribly fluffy, wonderfully chubby and often seem to look super annoyed, for no reason at all. Basically, they're perfect. Here are a whole bunch …

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Searing heat brings the birds down
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PFA, which has reached the maximum capacity at its rescue and rehabilitation centre near Kengeri, is now diverting the calls to Bannerghatta and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) rescue centre. “These birds need medical attention including …

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Outside Story: It's Molting Time Again For the Birds Around Us
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The male goldfinches were getting yellower, but still looked scruffy. The birds made me optimistic that spring would finally get here. The next morning it was 10 degrees. Birds molt for a basic reason: feathers wear out. All that flying, preening, dust …

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Did seeds help birds become the only remaining dinosaurs?
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A class of feathered theropod dinosaurs, better known as birds, live on. How did they survive? It may have been a seedy affair, according to a team of paleontologists. Munching on seeds could have kept birds alive through the widespread destruction and …

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ALWAYS IN SEASON: Big road trip yields many birds
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So the flicker reigns as bird of the week. As you discern from this narrative, flickers are widespread. They aren't especially sociable birds, however, and they are usually seen alone. Of course, there is an exception. Big groups of flickers—I've seen …

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Photos: The beautiful birds that may soon be lost to climate change
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The winner of this year's photography contest held by the National Audubon Society have been announced. More than half the species in the winning and honors list are considered threatened or endangered by the effects of climate change. The fact that …

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