TITLE

QUICK TAKES

AUTHOR(S)
Baicich, Paul J.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Bird Watcher's Digest;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various topics of interest to birdwatching. The Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge celebrates its 75th year of operations as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. A study was conducted to determine the impact of plastic pollution on beached northern fulmars on the coasts of British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Another research investigated how rock ptarmigan adapt to life in extreme cold.
ACCESSION #
82721144

 

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