Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 24, 2020

Climate Change Is Pushing Bird Boundaries

Audubon reports

the journal Ecological Applications published a final version of a study from National Audubon Society scientists demonstrating that climate change is causing a measurable shift of birds’ ranges during winter and breeding seasons. Years of bird observations gathered by hundreds of volunteer participants in Audubon’s Climate Watch community science program confirm projections made earlier by Audubon that rising temperatures and changing precipitation patterns will likely result in the colonization of new territories by North American birds.

“Climate change is disrupting hundreds of bird species, and thanks to community scientists all across the country, we can visualize these disruptions in real time and plan conservation efforts accordingly,”

Read more at Climate Change Is Pushing Bird Boundaries, Community Scientists Confirm | Audubon


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