News From the Field
UC-Berkeley Survey Shows College Campuses Can Make Good Bird Havens
July 23, 2012
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Thanks to the discovery of an unpublished 1913-18 campus bird survey, a University of California, Berkeley, student undertook a resurvey and discovered that, while the types of birds have changed over the past 90 plus years, the variety and diversity is still strong. The finding suggests that urban green spaces, and college campuses in particular, can serve as islands of diversity in dense urban areas, say ornithologist Rauri Bowie and Allison Shultz, now a graduate student at Harvard UniversityFull Story
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