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The Wildlife Conservation Society says a monitoring system it uses to measure stream habitat has been adopted by a U.S. agency working to restore waterways. The conservation group said the technique, used in a study to rapidly measure stream habitat, has been adopted by the U.S.
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 Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea), is a small song bird of the warbler family. It's the only member of the genus Protonotaria. It breeds in hardwood swamps in southern Canada and the eastern United States, nesting in a cavity, sometimes using old Downy Woodpecker holes. The male often builds several incomplete unused nests in his territory. The female builds the real nest. It winters in the West Indies, Central America and northern South America. The Prothonotary Warbler is...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.