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Image 1 - 100's Of Threatened Species Not On Official US List
2011-12-14 03:54:16

Many of the animal species at risk of extinction in the United States have not made it onto the country's official Endangered Species Act (ESA) list, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. National "red lists" are used by many countries to evaluate and protect locally threatened species. The ESA is one of the best known national lists and arguably the world's most effective biodiversity protection law. A study - now published in Conservation Letters - has compared...

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Bill Uhrich, Reading Eagle, Pa. Aug. 4--Cerulean warblers have their own local magic. Besides the fact that cerulean is a cool word to say -- and was even a theme for an "X-Files" episode -- southeastern Pennsylvania and particularly the Schuylkill River have played roles in the cerulean warbler's life history. The first male cerulean warbler known to science was described in 1810 by the naturalist Alexander Wilson from a specimen shot in southeastern Pennsylvania. The first female...

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2005-06-14 09:12:31

The Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulean) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. Adult males have pale blue upperparts and white underparts with a black necklace across the breast; they have black streaks on the back and flanks. Females and immature birds have greyer or greenish upperparts, a pale stripe over the eye, no streaking on the back and no necklace. All birds have wing bars and a thin pointed bill. Their breeding habitat is mature deciduous forests in eastern...

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