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From Science Daily on 26-Sep-2017 10:54

The populations of peatland birds in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Latvia have decreased by a third during the past three decades, a recent international study indicates. The situation in Finland is the most dire, and the species in most trouble is the Finnish ruff, as the population has fallen to approximately 3 percent of what it was at the beginning of the study period.


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