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Red List 2017 Bird update

The latest Red List update has been published! To know more about the new List, download BirdLife’s Bird Red List Roundup infographic. To read more : https://www.birdlife.org/worldwide/news/red-list-2017-seabirds-starving-songbirds-trapped-hope-pelican-and-kiwis Worlwide Of the total of 11,122 bird species
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Colors of birds feathers

Carpophage des Marquises ©Denise Koenig
Colors of birds feathers and climate: is there a connection? Gloger’s rule states that birds living in humid climates tend to have darker pigmentation. Darker feathers are believed to be useful for defense against parasites, temperature regulation, and camouflage. However, researchers are uncertain about the
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