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08-17-2022
Backyard bird diversity declining across Australia
Australians have been afforded the unique experience of having frequent and diverse interactions with a large variety of bird species in their own backyards. However, a research team led by Griffith University has recently found that, as cities and suburbs expand and people opt for less greenery, some of Australia’s favorite backyard visitors considered “common” are actually experiencing declines in prevalence in urban areas, highlighting the importance of monitoring and conservation actions in suburbs. “It’s often the really rare or threatened species or the really charismatic ones...
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