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2019-10-10. These State Birds May Be Forced Out of Their States as the World Warms.

posted Oct 17, 2019, 5:05 PM by Alan Gould
By Brad Plumer, The New York Times. [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/climate/state-birds-climate-change.html] For GSS Climate Change chapter 8. Excerpt: Each state in America has an official state bird, usually an iconic species that helps define the landscape. Minnesota chose the common loon, whose haunting wails echo across the state’s northern lakes each summer. Georgia picked the brown thrasher, a fiercely territorial bird with a repertoire of more than 1,000 song types. But as the planet warms and birds across the country relocate to escape the heat, at least eight states could see their state birds largely or entirely disappear from within their borders during the summer, according to a new study [https://climate.audubon.org/]....  
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