Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Even Small Patches of Urban Woods Are Valuable for Migrating Birds

"Even tiny patches of woods in urban areas seem to provide adequate food and protection for some species of migrating birds as they fly between wintering and breeding grounds, new research has found. The results are important because, with the expansion of cities worldwide, migrating landbirds increasingly must pass through vast urban areas which offer very little of the forest habitats on which many species rely."

Link: Full article from ScienceDaily

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