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Some Migratory Birds Can't Find Success in Urban Areas, Study Finds

March 31, 2008

biology graphic New research finds fresh evidence that urbanization in the United States threatens the populations of some species of migratory birds. But, the six-year study also refutes one of the most widely accepted explanations of why urban areas are so hostile to some kinds of birds. Full Story

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