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2013-07-31 23:31:07

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission has initiated breeding-season bird banding stations in coordination with the MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship), a program coordinated by the Institute for Bird Populations (IBP), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The findings will also contribute to a global investigation of environmental contamination by the Biodiversity Research Institute and The Nature Conservancy. Albany, NY...

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Jim Minick jminick@radford.edu It's a land of rare sparrows, bobwhite quail and deer too many to count. It's a bend in the New River where German brothers first farmed corn and cattle in the 1740s. And now this place of thousands of acres is a land encircled by miles and miles of fence. I've driven by the Radford Army Ammunition Plant for more than 20 years, always glimpsing in, always wondering what the land looks like, what wild creatures still live there and how the river shapes...


Latest Prairie Warbler Reference Libraries

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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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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 10:53:55

The Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor) is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. They have yellow underparts with dark streaks on the flanks and olive upperparts with rusty streaks on the back; they have a yellow line above the eye, a dark line through the eye and a yellow spot below the eye. They have black legs, a long tail, pale wing bars and a thin pointed bill. Coloring is duller in female and in the young. Their breeding habitat is brushy areas and forest edges in...

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