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Sierra Nevada Birds Move in Response to Warmer, Wetter Climate


September 14, 2009

western bluebird If the climate is not quite right, birds will up and move rather than stick around and sweat it out, according to a new study led by University of California, Berkeley biologists. The findings reveal that most of the bird species studied in California's Sierra Nevada mountains have adjusted to climate change over the last century by moving to sites with the temperature and precipitation conditions they favored. Full Story

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