Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Random Gleanings from the BirdSphere #11

Introduction: A daily (or as often as I can find time to compile it) feature that highlights recent entries from North American bird blogs listed in my blogroll; also see here.

Random Blog of the Day:
Birds and Climate Change – which consists of brief quotes from, and links to, news articles about birds and climate change in the popular press, with little or no commentary from the author, by Frigatebird (online since September 2006)
Random Entry of the Day (excerpt):
Ducks on the Chesapeake

[Bruce] Batt said climate change is throwing the bird world out of whack. Like the canvasbacks, which are wintering farther north, mallards that once spent the cold months in Mississippi and Arkansas are instead spending the season in Missouri and Kansas. The blue-winged teal, which typically rides out the winter in Cuba and South America, has switched locales to Louisiana and Texas.

[To read more of this article, as originally published in the Baltimore Sun on March 19, 2007, and linked to on March 21, 2007, by Frigatebird, click here]
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