TITLE

Goodbye to a Pioneer?

AUTHOR(S)
Novak, Paul G.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Dec2010, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on the loggerhead shrike birds in New York State which began in 1986. The first documented breeding in New York State was recorded in an article in "The American Naturalist" in 1869 while the last nesting record was in the spring of 1988. The study showed that loggerhead shrike populations grew and declined with the clearing of wooded land and changes in farmland. Calls for more farmland in New York state and a recovery effort initiated in Ontario in 1997 reportedly means that there is hope for the loggerhead shrike.
ACCESSION #
56673073

 

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