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The Boreal Forest is Globally Significant to Birds
June 21, 2003 | American Bird Conservancy | Published News | Peter Blancher
The vastness of the boreal forest is one of its mostimportant aspects (see map, page 6). Not only does itpresent habitat for very large numbers of birds, but italso allows many species to live a semi-nomadiclifestyle, taking advantage of abundantfood in one part of the boreal one year,and moving long distances to new areasthe next. Thus Black-backed Woodpeckerscan suddenly become abundant in areasburned by forest fires, Tennessee and BaybreastedWarblers track spruce budwormoutbreaks over thousands of kilometers,...
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