• Farm Birds Disappearing

    13 days ago - By Ornithology

    House Sparrow
    Since 1977, House Sparrow populations have declined by 67 percent in Great Britain. Once a very common bird, the mystery of their disappearance has apparently been solved: a lack of insects. Disappearance of habitats, pesticides, and the conversion of gardens into parkin spaces have all contributed. But it's not just House Sparrows and not just in Great Britain that birds are in trouble.
    Modified from an article in the New York Times, April 11, 2018 : Birds in farming regions of France are in trouble, and that may indicate problems in similar areas across Europe. Over the...
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