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2010-12-06 08:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society's 111th Annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), which will take place Dec. 14, through Jan. 5. "Bird enthusiasts, armed with binoculars, bird guides and checklists, will head out on an annual mission - often before dawn - to make a difference and to experience the beauty of...

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2009-02-10 13:50:00

Many birds in North America are moving further north and inland during the winter, providing further evidence of global warming's affect on natural systems, the Audubon Society said Tuesday. Nearly 60 percent of the 305 species found in North America have shifted their ranges northward by an average of 35 miles, according to the report. Audubon scientists analyzed information from 40 years of Christmas Bird Count data to conclude that global warming is having a serious impact on natural...


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