Join Date: Dec 2003
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|"• 20 common birds have lost more than half their populations in the past 40 years
• Birds in decline: Northern bobwhite, field sparrow and boreal chickadee
• Factors: Agriculture, habitat loss, pesticides, invasive species, global warming
• Health of a bird population often a harbinger of health of other wildlife, humans"
Mom to DS(8), DS(6), DD(4), and DS(1). "Kids do as well as they can."
|Rencently, I have found 2 birds (one in my yard, one on a sidewalk near my house)just laying dead on the ground. No aparent wounds or anything. One was under a tree, like it just fell out or something. It seems pretty random but random it is not.|