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Old 12-07-2009, 05:51 PM   #1
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Default BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Don't necessarily flock together

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Don't necessarily flock together
Fri, Dec 04 2009 at 9:57 AM EST

Weekend Briefing | MNN - Mother Nature Network
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BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Don't necessarily flock together, and thanks to bird feeders, some might even be splitting into different species. Researchers from Germany's University of Freiburg have discovered that Central European blackcap warblers have split into two separate reproductive groups the first step of forming a new species because U.K. bird feeders now allow about 30 percent of them to spend winters there.
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:06 AM   #2
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I read about this from the BBC and saved it, BBC News - Feeding birds 'changes evolution', Feeding birds 'changes evolution' By Victoria Gill. They're viewing this as a positive. Not me. Here we go again... creating a whole species of bird dependent on hand outs is a good thing??? What did I miss?
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