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New Study Links 2020 Migratory Bird Mass Deaths to Wildfires

Western Bluebird

A new study inthe journal GeoHealth based on crowdsourced data shows that wildfires may have played a larger role than previously thought in last year’s mass die-off of migratory birds across the western United States. KGNU’s Hannah Leigh Myers has the story. 

You can find out more about how to protect migratory birds by participating in Environment for the America’s World Migratory Bird Day next Friday, May 7th. More information on migratory birds and a robust catalog of bird sounds can also be found at

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