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Managers of northern Michigan forests may not see the birds for the trees when looking out for timber harvests.
Reed warblers use mobbing as a front line of nest defense against parasitic cuckoos.
PORT ROWAN, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2008) - Canada's Environment Minister, John Baird, and Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Haldimand - Norfolk, Diane Finley, today announced $677,037 in funding to protect wild bird species at-risk, their nests and their habitat.
The astonishing diversity of avian movement patterns, reproductive tactics, and survival rates creates rich opportunities for study, but also presents enormous challenges for explaining variation among life-history traits and dispersal.
The Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrine) is a New World warbler that breeds in eastern North America across the eastern USA and into southernmost Canada. This migratory bird winters in Central America and the West Indies and very rarely Western Europe. The Hooded Warbler has a plain olive green-brown back and yellow underparts. The outer tail has white feather fringes. The male has a black hood surrounding the yellow face. The breeding habitat is broadleaved woodlands with dense...
The Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) is a New World warbler that breeds in northern North America across Canada and south through the western USA. It is migratory, wintering in Central America. This is a very rare vagrant to Wwestern Europe. The Wilson's Warbler has a plain green-brown back and yellow underparts. The male has a small black cap. Males of the western race W. p. chryseola are greener above and brighter than the eastern race. The breeding habitat is fairly open...