Outdoors columns - Albuquerque Journal
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Changing environments have caused many birds to adapt, while ...
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For many humans, wild birds often ... For many humans, wild birds often go unnoticed, but their impact on our lives is significant.
2
Osprey enjoy fishing in New Mexico's waters
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The osprey, sometimes referred to as ... The osprey, sometimes referred to as 'fish hawk' is a large raptor at 23 inches in length and has a 63 inch wingspan.
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Hermit thrush a year-round resident in parts of NM
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The hermit thrush is a fairly ... The hermit thrush is a fairly common bird that can be seen throughout New Mexico and most of North A ...
4
Canada goose a large waterbird that mates for life
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The Canada goose lives in a ... The Canada goose lives in a variety of habitats, but usually near a water source.
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Brown-headed cowbirds practice brood parasitism
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The female does not build a ... The female does not build a nest but instead lays her eggs in the nests of other unsuspecting bird species.
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Canyon towhee a somewhat drab but friendly bird
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The canyon towhee can be found ... The canyon towhee can be found throughout the southwest including New Mexico.
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Tips for creating a wildlife habitat in your backyard
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North American birds have declined by ... North American birds have declined by nearly 3 billion since the 1970s. This is mainly due to habitat loss.
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Predatory loggerhead shrike hunts in open areas
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Pesticides and habitat loss contributing to ... Pesticides and habitat loss contributing to birds' decline
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Northern harriers common but declining
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The Northern harrier sometimes referred to ... The Northern harrier sometimes referred to as marsh hawk is one of my favorite raptors. < ...