[Tweeters] North American Birds Are Shrinking As The Planet Warms

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 10:28:17 PST 2019


Hello everyone,

Once again, we're learning about some of the more subtle effects of climate
change on birds: they're shrinking. This study is remarkable because it
reports on almost 40 years of data -- spanning one scientist's lifetime --
and reports on how body size in North American migratory songbirds is being
affected by warming temperatures.

North American Birds Are Shrinking As The Planet Warms
https://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2019/12/09/north-american-birds-are-shrinking-as-the-planet-warms/
tinyURL: https://tinyurl.com/ucxzm8s

I hope you share this piece with your family, friends and colleagues, on
social media (facebook and whatnot) as well as on twitter.

Happy holidaze and thank you all for reading, for sharing and for sending
your thoughts and comments my way. You make popular science writing so much
fun!

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