Bird Populations

Some articles on bird populations, bird, birds:

The Institute For Bird Populations
... The Institute for Bird Populations, based in Marin County, California, is a non-profit organization dedicated to studying and monitoring bird populations ... Avian Productivity and Survivorship Program (MAPS), a network of approximately 500 standardized bird banding stations across North America ... a cooperative effort among agencies, organizations, and individual bird-banders in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean to monitor overwintering survival rates of both ...
Environmental Effects Of Pesticides - Effect On Animals - Birds
... The Fish and Wildlife Service estimates that 72 million birds are killed by pesticides in the United States each year ... landmark book Silent Spring dealt with the loss of bird species due to bioaccumulation of pesticides in their tissues ... There is evidence that birds are continuing to be harmed by pesticide use ...

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    First in good Welsh and then in fluent English,
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    The bird is not in its ounces and inches, but in its relations to Nature; and the skin or skeleton you show me, is no more a heron, than a heap of ashes or a bottle of gases into which his body has been reduced, is Dante or Washington.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)