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Losing Wild Birds: Where did my sparrows, finches & other birds go?

Western bluebird by Joe Oliver, Walnut Creek, Calif.

A new Audubon California study released today (Feb. 10) finds that the state will lose significant numbers of its native birds as climate change quickly shrinks the range and habitat of more than 100 species.

You can read the whole news story here:
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Posted on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
Under: Audubon Society, Birds, Climate, Global warming, Survey | 60 Comments »

Wild Turkeys: Are they taking over? Help me with this quick survey.

Wild turkeys on a Sunday stroll. Photo by Joe Oliver, Walnut Creek, Calif.
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Just about every day I get a call or e-mail from someone complaining about wild turkeys in their yard, on their roof, on top of their car, gobbling up their garden, blocking traffic on their way to work … the list of complaints is endless.

Can you please help me with this quick little survey so we can try and find out just how wide-ranging this wild turkey problem is?
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Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
Under: Survey, wild turkeys | 39 Comments »

Got deer in your yard? Please answer this quick survey


I’m getting more and more reports from people who have deer visiting their yards.

I think it’s time for another one of my impromptu little surveys to see how big this problem is. Or if it really is a problem at all.

If you get deer visits please take a moment to click on leave a comment/reply below and answer these questions:
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Posted on Tuesday, August 5th, 2008
Under: Animals, deer, Survey, Wildlife | 8 Comments »