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Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird Species Declining In The Adirondacks
2014-04-14 11:30:41

Wildlife Conservation Society A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one another, and how near they are to human infrastructure. The Adirondack Park represents the southern range extent for several species of boreal forest birds in eastern North America. Like any species at the edge of its range, they face challenges in...


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2008-08-15 20:05:36

The Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum), is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. Palm Warblers' breeding habitats are bog edges across Canada and the northeastern United States. These birds migrate to the southeastern United States, Mexico and islands in the Caribbean. These birds have dark legs and thin pointed bills, and adults display a rusty cap. Eastern birds have brownish olive upperparts, yellow underparts, and rusty streaks on their breasts and flanks. Western birds have...

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2008-08-08 14:41:04

The Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus), is a small New World warbler. It is the only species classified in the genus Helmitheros. It is found in dense forests in the eastern United States, usually on wooded slopes. It migrates to southern Mexico and Central America in winter. It is 5.11 inches long and weighs 0.45 ounces. It is relatively plain with olive-brown upperparts and light-colored underparts, but has black and light brown stripes on its head. It has a slim pointed bill...

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2005-06-08 20:12:44

The Kirtland's Warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. These birds have bluish-grey upperparts with dark streaks on the back and yellow underparts with streaked flanks. They have thin wing bars, dark legs and a broken white eye ring. Females and immature birds have more brown on their backs than the adult males. Like the Palm Warbler and Prairie Warbler, they wag their tails frequently. Their breeding habitat is young Jack pine woods in a very...

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2005-06-02 11:54:07

The Myrtle Warbler (Dendroica (coronata) coronata) is a small New World warbler long known to be closely related to its western counterpart, Audubon's Warbler. At various times the two forms have been classed as separate species or lumped as Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata). The two forms most likely diverged when the eastern and western populations were separated in the last ice-age. In North America, the two forms are now again officially recognized as conspecific. The...

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2005-06-02 11:20:53

The Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. They are distinguished by their lack of wing bars, as well as for the streaking on the underparts, strong face marking or bright coloring, resembling a fall Tennessee Warbler. The orange patch on the crown is usually not visible. They have olive-grey upperparts, yellowish underparts with faint streaking and a thin pointed bill. They have a faint line over their eyes and a faint broken eye...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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