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Odyssey of the flight of birds

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Puerto Rico serves as a temporary oasis for migratory birds that come to the Island to replenish before continuing to the last part of their journey. Studying and observing the habits of these birds is important since it provides information on the state of our ecosystems.

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Hurricanes: their effect on birds

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Hurricanes can affect birds in multiple ways: from affecting habitats and food sources, to changing their migration patterns, to increasing mortality.

 

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El Niño and its effect on birds

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The phenomenon known as El Niño can not only affect climate, but also bird migration and their food sources.

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Voluntario para estudio de aves rapaces insulares-Puerto Rico

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Voluntario para estudio de aves rapaces insulares-Puerto Rico

Agencia: The Peregrine Fund

Lugar: Puerto Rico

Fechas de inicio: Lo antes possible-hasta Junio del 2015, para voluntarios en Puerto Rico un mes minimo

Fecha de aplicacion: Febrero 20, 2015

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Science is all around you: Dimorphism in birds

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José: "Greetchen, did you know that there are species of birds that change their physical appearance during their reproductive stage?"

Greetchen: "Sure! It is similar to what we do when we are seeking someone else’s attention...  We just put on our best clothes!


 

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