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Webmaster Posted 22-Dec-2014 16:55


From Science Daily, New York Times and BBC on 22-Dec-2014 16:55

Drought conditions are delaying nesting by two weeks or more for some Sonoran Desert bird species, such as Black-tailed Gnatcatchers and Verdins, new research has found. Despite recent rainfall, drought conditions persist in much of the Southwestern US drought negatively impacts, many wildlife species, making it harder to maintain their numbers, even when adapted to a dry environment.

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