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Mourning Their Losses - Scrub Jays Hold Funerals For Fallen Comrades
2012-09-12 10:10:24

Mourning is not just a trait shared by humans, but scientists say it is also shared by the Western scrub jays.

2012-02-22 20:44:10

A team of researchers has found a key to the habitat puzzle for improving long-term survival of the endangered Florida Scrub-Jay.

Researchers Evaluate Conservation Of Island Scrub-jay
2011-12-27 09:26:00

The island scrub-jay is the only island endemic passerine species in the continental United States. Although it is not classified as endangered, the species faces a number of threats to its long-term survival, and climate change is expected to exacerbate those challenges.

Bigger Birds Hit Hard By Human Noise
2011-11-10 09:35:45

A growing body of evidence shows that man-made noise is bad for birds, but some species are harder hit than others — particularly bigger birds with low-frequency songs, finds a new study.

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2009-07-23 11:30:00

A new University of Colorado at Boulder study shows the strongest evidence yet that noise pollution negatively influences bird populations, findings with implications for the fate of ecological communities situated amid growing urban clamor.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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