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From Science Daily on 01-Apr-2020 10:58

The Common Nightingale, known for its beautiful song, breeds in Europe and parts of Asia and migrates to sub-Saharan Africa every winter. A new study suggests that natural selection driven by climate change is causing these iconic birds to evolve shorter wings, which might make them less likely to survive their annual migration.


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Bird:
Common Nightingale
Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Muscicapidae
Species:
Luscinia megarhynchos
 
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