In the US, Study Shows Climate Change Causes Bird Habitat to Shift

A survey indicates that hundreds of bird species in the U.S. have shifted from their homes over the last 60 years, possibly due to climate change.

The study done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service compared bird sightings and weather data from 61 years ending in 2011. Computer models show a suitable climate or sweet spot for 285 species has been moving nearly a mile per year either north or west.

http://www.wpr.org/study-climate-change-could-be-forcing-birds-find-new-places-live

Rodney Campbell

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