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'Teenage' songbirds experience high mortality due to many causes, MU study finds
Date:5/8/2014

full-cycle conservation for migrant song birds"

Thompson says many studies have looked into mortality rates for fully grown birds as well as chicks that have just hatched, but not enough work has been done on juvenile birds that have just left the nest and are becoming independent. He recommends further study on this important life stage for songbirds in order to better understand specific causes for high mortality rates.


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Contact: Nathan Hurst
hurstn@missouri.edu
573-882-6217
University of Missouri-Columbia
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