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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #8085 on: December 11, 2018, 04:53:27 PM »

The Genes That Make Parrots Into the Humans of the Bird World

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/07/science/parrots-genes-longevity.html?em_pos=medium&emc=edit_sc_20181211&nl=science-times&nl_art=5&nlid=75212545emc%3Dedit_sc_20181211&ref=headline&te=1

Paper: Parrot Genomes and the Evolution of Heightened Longevity and Cognition

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)31417-9?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982218314179%3Fshowall%3Dtrue


The blue-fronted parrot can live up to 66 years, and they and some other long-lived birds share changes in a set of hundreds of genes that seem to influence life span.CreditCreditGlaucia Seixas
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« Reply #8086 on: December 11, 2018, 07:16:38 PM »

Report: Experts Believe Red-Tailed Hawk Was Illegally Shot With Arrow

https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2018/12/10/red-tailed-hawk-shot-arrow-euthanized/

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« Reply #8087 on: December 11, 2018, 07:18:09 PM »

Opinion: Captive breeding programmes will help save our wild birds

https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/captive-breeding-programmes-will-help-save-our-wild-birds-1.801138


A falcon on display at a Middle Eastern hunting show. Fayez Nureldine / AFP
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« Reply #8088 on: December 11, 2018, 07:20:55 PM »

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« Reply #8089 on: December 11, 2018, 07:23:56 PM »

Yorkshire Water says it will drop tenants who commit crimes after owls killed

https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/yorkshire-water-says-drop-tenants-15532454


 A trap at Wessenden Head (Image: RSPB)
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« Reply #8090 on: December 11, 2018, 07:25:22 PM »

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« Reply #8091 on: December 11, 2018, 07:26:14 PM »

Felipe Massa races the fastest animal on earth! (video)

http://f1i.com/news/326079-felipe-massa-races-the-fastest-animal-on-earth.html

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« Reply #8092 on: December 11, 2018, 07:33:26 PM »

A dam-ned species: the rainforest birds under threat from a Thailand dam

https://www.scitecheuropa.eu/rainforest-birds-thailand-dam/91406/


A white-browed piculet, one of the few remaining species of rainforest birds
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« Reply #8093 on: December 11, 2018, 07:36:24 PM »

New York, the Saw-Whet Owls Are Upon Us. Obey Them or Risk Their Wrath.

https://www.wnyc.org/story/new-york-saw-whet-owls-are-upon-us-obey-them-or-risk-their-wrath/


Nah, this little cutie won't cause you any harm, unless you're a small rodent. The northern saw-whet owl is about the size of a robin.
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« Reply #8096 on: December 11, 2018, 07:44:04 PM »

Wild California condor chick fledges in Santa Barbara County for first time since 1982

https://www.fws.gov/news/ShowNews.cfm?ref=wild-california-condor-chick-fledges-in-santa-barbara-county-for-first-&_ID=36347


California condor chick #933 taking flight in Santa Barbara County Credit: Santa Barbara Zoo
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With new aviary the Coeur d'Alene Tribe is poised to protect eagles

http://www.swxrightnow.com/stories/2018/dec/09/with-new-aviary-the-coeur-dalene-tribe-is-poised-t/

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