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Hummingbird Wings Beat Helicopter Blades At Lifting | Video
Published Live Science  7/30/2014
When compared to a Black Hornet autonomous micro-helicopter, the Anna's hummingbird (seen at various speeds) was 27% more efficient at hovering. This Stanford University research could lead to bird-inspired helicopters and other engineering advances.
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87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction
Published Rainforest Portal  7/29/2014
Mongabay: Scientists have added 361 new bird species to the IUCN Red List following a major taxonomic review of non-passerine birds, i.e. non-perching or non-songbirds. Worryingly, 87 of these new birds are threatened with extinction, a percentage nearly double the overall threatened percentage for
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87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction
Published Rainforest Portal  7/29/2014
Mongabay: Scientists have added 361 new bird species to the IUCN Red List following a major taxonomic review of non-passerine birds, i.e. non-perching or non-songbirds. Worryingly, 87 of these new birds are threatened with extinction, a percentage nearly double the overall threatened percentage for
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/ ...
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Wildlife Biologist
Published CareerJet  7/31/2014
Anchorage, AK - Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting spatial movement data pertaining to shorebirds and other waterbirds; Designing and maintaining wildlife tracking databases involving remote sensing applications; Analyzing complex data sets using a variety of statistical and spatial analyses
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Dead anchovies delight sea birds, disgust Oregon beach town
Published Reuters  7/30/2014
(Reuters) - Thousands of dead anchovies have washed up this week in the town of Seaside, Oregon, providing a welcome feast for marine birds but a foul stench for tourists and residents of the popular beachside village northwest of Portland.
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Dead anchovies delight sea birds, disgust Oregon beach town
Published Reuters  7/30/2014
(Reuters) - Thousands of dead anchovies have washed up this week in the town of Seaside, Oregon, providing a welcome feast for marine birds but a foul stench for tourists and residents of the popular beachside village northwest of Portland.
http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/re ...
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87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction
Published Convention on Biological Diversity  7/30/2014
Scientists have added 361 new bird species to the IUCN Red List following a major taxonomic review of non-passerine birds, i.e. non-perching or non-songbirds.
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/ ...
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87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction
Published Convention on Biological Diversity  7/30/2014
Scientists have added 361 new bird species to the IUCN Red List following a major taxonomic review of non-passerine birds, i.e. non-perching or non-songbirds.
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/ ...
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New Jersey College Reduces Energy Costs and Bird Fatalities with CollidEscape Window Film
Published Inhabitat  7/30/2014
Most of know by now that tens of millions of birds die every year from window collisions, but only recently have architects and designers begun to address this devastating issue on both residential and commercial structures. Atlantic Cape Community College,
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Tiny UAVs and hummingbirds are put to test
Published physorg.com  7/30/2014
Hummingbirds in nature exhibit expert engineering skills, the only birds capable of sustained hovering. A team from the US, British Columbia, and the Netherlands have completed tests to learn more about the hummingbird's flight expertise and how their skills measure up to helicopter rotors. They
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