Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative

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A Widespread Pesticide Causes Weight Loss and Delayed Migration in Songbirds

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 by Ryan Brady   No Comments Yet

A new study on wild sparrows found that one of the most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides puts bird populations at risk. Learn more here

A White-crowned Sparrow affixed with a lightweight digitally-coded radio transmitter (nanotag) that broadcasts signals detected by receiver towers in the Motus automated telemetry network. Photo: Margaret Eng

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