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Adirondack Park Study Shows Bird Communities Impacted By Exurban Residences Up To 200 Meters Away
2013-02-26 11:43:28

Wildlife Conservation Society Some species keeping their distance, while others cozy up to human neighbors As part of the study, scientists sampled the presence of 20 species of birds both near and far from 30 rural residences in the Adirondack Park. Calculating their occurrence at increasing distances from the residences, they determined that "human-adapted" species are 36 percent more likely to occur near the homes than in the surrounding mixed hardwood-conifer forests, and that...

2009-10-06 08:15:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If the blustery fall weather is reminding you that your favorite birds are going to be gone with the wind until the first breath of spring, take a virtual hike over to Two-Fisted Birdwatcher for eclectic observations loosely inspired by years of avian appreciation.


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2005-06-02 09:17:26

The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family Thraupidae. Adult birds have a pale stout pointed bill. Males are bright red with black wings and tail; females are yellowish on the underparts and olive on top, with olive-brown wings and tail. The winter plumage of the adult male is similar to the female however, the wings and tail remain darker. Their breeding habitat is large forested areas, especially with oaks, across eastern North America....

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2005-06-01 21:06:27

The Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) is a medium-sized songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. Adults have pale stout pointed bills, yellow underparts and light wing bars. Adult males have a bright red face and a yellow shoulder, with black wings and tail; females have a yellow head and are olive on the back, with dark wings and tail. Their breeding habitat is coniferous or mixed woods across western North America - as far north as southern Alaska. They build a cup nest -...

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