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Old 02-08-2010, 04:32 PM   #1
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Default With Climate Change, Some Birds Are Taking Off for Migration Sooner

With Climate Change, Some Birds Are Taking Off for Migration Sooner; Not Reaching Destinations Earlier
ScienceDaily
Jan. 29, 2010

With climate change, some birds are taking off for migration sooner; not reaching destinations earlier
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The discovery may in a sense be good news as far as birds' potential to cope under climate change, but it also highlights the vulnerability of long-distance migrants to environmental conditions in general.

"We have been claiming for a while that migratory birds have difficulties in adapting to climate change because of their rigid and rather inflexible timing of spring migration...
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