Stephen Kirkpatrick

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Shrinking Roseate Spoonbill Population Spurs Action


Roger Tory Peterson called it "one of the most breathtaking of the world's weirdest birds." A century ago plumage hunters drove the Roseate Spoonbill to the edge of oblivion. Now, after decades of painstaking recovery efforts, the bird may again be headed for trouble. As poor water management and development afflict southern Florida, scientists are rushing to reverse recent population declinesRead More





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