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The parakeets at Oblation Papers & Press just had baby birds
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"Pica and Pixel are tending to a nest of young hatchlings!" Oblation Papers & Press announced on Tuesday. The parakeets, housed in a cage inside the Pearl District print shop, have greeted customers with their chirps since 2014. Now, shoppers will hear …

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Wild birds in Brazilian state of Amazonas being illegally traded for food and …
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Wild birds in the state of Amazonas in Brazil are being trafficked for food and pet trade, according to a new study published today in Mongabay's open-access journal, Tropical Conservation Science. Researchers found that between 1992 and 2011, the …

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Web Extra: Arkansas Kids Investigate Birds, Climate Change
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Little Rock Audubon Center recently enlisted the help of 19 local students to create a video newscast about how climate change is affecting birds. The video (watch below), produced by filmmaker Gabe Gentry, is part of the center …

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The Brilliance of the Birds
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What are the most intelligent creatures on the planet? Humans come first. (Though there are days when we have to wonder.) After Homo sapiens, most people might answer chimpanzees, and then maybe dogs and dolphins. But what of birds? The science …

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Outdoors: Birds need winter water
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As winters grips the land, animals are faced with iced-over lakes, ponds and streams, making it hard to find a life-giving drink, especially for birds. Unfrozen water can be as hard to find, or maybe harder, than food during the winter. Many people …

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Eagles Vs Drones: Dutch Police Eye Birds to Prey on Drones
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It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Dutch police are considering using birds of prey to swoop down and pluck rogue drones out of the sky. Police are working with a Hague-based company that trains eagles and other birds to catch drones to …

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For the birds: bald cardinals are a temporary summer phenomenon
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Dick noted that some of these beloved backyard birds "are bald as buzzards!" He concluded his email by asking if anyone else had mentioned the strange phenomenon of bald cardinals. In addition, Gail Adler of Johnson City, Tennessee, sent me a message …

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SUU football: T-Birds scoop and score their way to win over Cal Poly
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Despite letting four players eclipse the 100 yard mark rushing and allowing 582 yards of total offense, the T-Birds walked out of Eccles Coliseum with a 54-37 victory over Cal Poly. With the victory SUU improves to 6-2 on the season, and 5-0 in the Big …

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Jeff Lowenfels: Why birds matter more to your garden than you think
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Many people don't believe me when I tell them that birds are a big part of the soil food web and hence gardening. I know: It sounds counterintuitive, as our feathered friends are not soil dwellers. Nonetheless, they have an important role in gardening …

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Nashville center helps birds of prey in trouble
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Because of that, the center is housing and caring for 70 birds of prey. About 40 of those birds are considered patients and 30 are “resident” birds that will never be released back into the wild. Reynolds said the center has housed more than 90 birds …

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