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Old 05-20-2009, 06:06 PM   #1
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Default Birds at risk reach record high

Birds at risk reach record high
By Mark Kinver
Science and environment reporter, BBC News

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Birds at risk reach record high
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A record number of bird species are now listed as threatened with extinction, a global assessment has revealed.
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The main threats affecting bird numbers continued to be agriculture, logging and invasive species, the report said.
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Some of the threats included grazing animals, which destroyed the birds' habitat, and mosquitoes that carried avian malaria.
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