Climate change threatens birds, pushes them north

This report by the CBC speaks on how climate change is affecting bird species in North America:

Many North American birds, such as the loon, face loss of habitat due to climate change.  (Image credit)

Many North American birds, such as the loon, face loss of habitat due to climate change.
(Image credit)

The laugh of the loon across southern Canadian lakes may soon be replaced by the calls of unfamiliar birds such as white-faced ibises and Mississippi kites, because of climate change.

A new Birds and Climate Report from the New York-based conservation group National Audubon Society shows that climate change is pushing North American birds north — so far north that hundreds of species will lose more than half their current range by 2080.

To read more about the changing world and what you can do to prepare, visit: www.greatwavesofchange.org

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