Image # 771
Global Warming Threat to Songbirds
on fence post perching A new study released by the National Wildlife Federation and the American Bird Conservancy warns that eleven percent of bird species could disappear from parts of their current ranges as a result of global warming. If these range shifts occur, communities could lose many of the economic benefits provided by songbirds: pollination, pest control and seed dispersal. The Eastern Phoebe shown in this photograph is a flycatcher.
current range and the U.S. "ranks among the top 10 countries
of total number of vulnerable bird species."