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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10412 on: April 10, 2021, 05:12:18 PM »

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10413 on: April 15, 2021, 04:47:24 PM »

Discarded Covid-19 Masks and Plastic Gloves Are Killing Wildlife

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/covid-19-ppe-entangling-and-killing-wildlife-180977502/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20210414-daily-responsive&spMailingID=44801946&spUserID=MTIwOTQxNDc4OTA2MgS2&spJobID=1983061340&spReportId=MTk4MzA2MTM0MAS2


Twenty-eight incidents where wildlife was harmed by PPE were recorded and the first documented case included an American Robin found wrapped up in a mask in Canada, in April 2020. (SANDRA DENISUK, A.-F. HIEMSTRA ET AL/ANIMAL BIOLOGY 2021)
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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10417 on: May 15, 2021, 03:50:04 PM »

Petition:

Mountainside Quarries STOP work/blasting until the Peregrine Falcon Chicks leave the Nest!

https://www.change.org/p/mountainside-quarries-group-inc-mountainside-quarries-stop-work-blasting-until-the-peregrine-falcon-chicks-leave-the-nest


A pair of rare peregrine falcons have returned to their nesting site at an Abbotsford quarry, resulting in increased concerns from opponents about their safety. (PHOTO: #savebcfalcons Instagram page)
Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10418 on: May 20, 2021, 02:46:18 PM »

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10420 on: May 20, 2021, 02:48:44 PM »

An Estimated 50 Billion Birds Populate Earth, but Four Species Reign Supreme

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/50-billion-total-wild-birds-inhabit-planet-study-estimates-180977753/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20210519-daily-responsive&spMailingID=45006098&spUserID=MTIwOTQxNDc4OTA2MgS2&spJobID=2001761278&spReportId=MjAwMTc2MTI3OAS2


Researchers found that the House Sparrow Passer domesticus had the biggest population out of the total bird species surveys at 1.6 billion individuals. (Corey T. Callaghan)
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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10421 on: May 26, 2021, 11:09:01 AM »

Oh, gulls just wanna have fun... 

https://twitter.com/i/status/1385873308961280006

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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10422 on: May 26, 2021, 02:58:54 PM »

Chicago -
"I showed a property to a client yesterday and this guy was like .. this terrace is mine. But you all could come out here and fight me for it."
https://twitter.com/chgfanclub/status/1397364445316358151
Note - the Falcon is banded!

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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10423 on: June 04, 2021, 03:43:46 PM »

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10424 on: June 05, 2021, 10:01:05 AM »

Minnesota photographer captures remarkable photo of turtle sunning on common loon's back 

https://bringmethenews.com/minnesota-lifestyle/minnesota-photographer-captures-remarkable-photo-of-turtle-sunning-on-common-loons-back

NOTE:  this photo taken on lake in Douglas County, MN - same County where our D36 spent time last Fall before returning to IA.